The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 20 Jul 1871

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p.2 Accident On the Canal - str. Magnet of Jacques Line while in lock at Cote St. Paul, had cargo of peas swell and burst boat; commanded by Capt. Patterson and burthen of 200 tons. [Montreal Star]

-Imports - 18,19.

p.3 The Boat Accident - the 8 people in sailboat that upset should have known better.

p.3 Accident To the Kingston - The steamer Kingston, Capt. Farrell, struck on a rock below Cedars Rapids, on her downward trip on Friday, sprung a bad leak, and held fast. The Passengers, mostly tourists, landed, and were conveyed by other transport to Montreal. The boat has since been got off and is proceeding downwards. She is expected to be all right. Capt. Farrell was indefatigable in his endeavours for the safety of the passengers. The place of stranding was known as the Split Rock.

-str. Norseman is now off ways.

-Pic-Nics - the Wesleyan Methodist Church went down river, below Rudd's Quarry on str. Gazelle.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 20 Jul 1871