The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 30 Sep 1872

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p.2 V.P.T.W.C. - 28.

-That Breakwater - an editorial on amount of destruction in harbor, and need for government to support the building of breakwater.

-Drowned - a lad fell in water attempting to jump on board the steamer Spartan, while the gangway was being drawn back again to allow the boat to back up a little; the 3rd time he had fallen off steamer.

-The Equinoctials - A Regular Blow - sch. Tom Martin and 2 others dragged anchors, helped by harbor tug; steamers Spartan, Corinthian and prop. Chatham delayed; sch. Sarah Ann Marsh came into port water-logged.

-Imports - 27,28.

-Out On the Rough Lake - sch. H.P. Murray being towed to Port Dalhousie for new spars.

p.3 Coaling - U.S. Revenue Cutter Ada in port for coal.

-A Wrecker - The Boston wrecking schooner is in port. It is said that her crew will attempt to raise the long sunk Mayflower.

-Regatta - the meeting was a failure.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 30 Sep 1872