The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 7 Sep 1871

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p.2 International Regatta - started in Put-In-Bay, Lake Erie - first class race won by Ina of Toronto.

-Gildersleeve vs Wolfe Island Canal Co. - still going.

-The Regatta - the 4-oared boats should have a race.

-The Spartan Off - pulled off by Hercules and William; the regular light on Pigeon Island wasn't working and Mr. Eccles, the keeper, had replaced it with a candle.

-Imports - 7.

p.3 The prop. Magnet having been dismantled and cut down to the guards, has been launched from the Marine Railway and will end her days as a lumber barge.

-Lost With All on Board - the Canadian scow Dunam on route from Cleveland to Port Burwell with a load of coal.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
Rick Neilson
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 7 Sep 1871