The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 1 Aug 1872

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p.1 V.P.T.W.C. - 31.

p.2 ad - Kingston, Gananoque and Cape Vincent Route - Change of Time -on str. Watertown, with new schedule.

p.3 Out For a Cruise - yacht Gorilla.

-The Kingston - will be rebuilt as speedily as possible.

-Ocean Vessels - first vessel to leave lakes for ocean was Lily in 1846, then Arabia and Elizabeth in 1847, Eureka 1848, Scotia 1850, sch. Cherokee 1854, Reindeer 1855, Dean Richmond 1856; ..."To Captain Robert Gaskin, now deceased, formerly of Kingston, Ont. belongs the credit of being the pioneer of the lakes and ocean trade." [Detroit paper, Saturday]

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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
Rick Neilson
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 1 Aug 1872