The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 5 Oct 1871

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p.2 Yachting - Ina and Gorilla finish first race at Cobourg, results disputed.

-sch. Hurd wrecked near Manitoulin Island, only captain survived.

-Marine News - Port of Chicago - cleared for Kingston.

-prop. Free State ashore on Graham Shoal, 40 miles from Mackinaw.

-Imports - 4.

-Wolfe Island Ferry - at a meeting of Township Council of Wolfe Island - they feel str. Gazelle is unseaworthy; they believed the new Pierrepont was going on the ferry route but now learn that she will go on the Gananoque-Howe Island route.

p.3 str. Louise altered to better meet the requirements of Rideau Canal route; the City of Ottawa now at Montreal.

-A Gale - sch. Three Friends lost her jib-boom.

-Aground - prop. Acadia grounded on old sunken crib-work off G.T. wharf; sch. Ontario ran on Pt. Frederick shoal, pulled off by tug Mixer.

-New Boats - M. O'Gorman has a new lot of skiffs for sale.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
Rick Neilson
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 5 Oct 1871