The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 25 Sep 1871

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p.2 Kingston Regatta - mentions yachts entered, list of stewards and gives course description.

-photographers should take pictures of the harbor crowded with vessels.

-Amateur Aquatics - 2 young men go out in sailboat during storm but get back safely.

-ad for Kingston & Cape Vincent Ferry - with schedule during Fair Week.

p.3 The Rivet - arrived from Belleville, Dauntless to arrive tomorrow.

-Aground In the River - steam barge Dromedary aground on Bay State shoal, 1 mile below Cross-Over Light, and 8 miles above Brockville; the tug H.A. Calvin and sch. Sea Bird as lighter to help.

-A Great Fleet - nearly 1 million bushels of wheat in port - over 60 loaded vessels.

-Low Water - only 7 1/2 feet in Lachine Canal; steamers delayed 2-3 hours.

-A Spirited Owner - Dauntless delayed at Cornwall Canal, to be towed by tug.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 25 Sep 1871