The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 18 Oct 1872

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p.2 V.P.T.W.C. - 16.(sic)

-Squall - in Kingston harbor, sch. Hibernian dragged anchors and ran into sch. Sybilla.

-Imports - 17.

p.3 Broken Up - a raft got adrift from Edsall, broke up in Salmon Bay.

-Cleared For Kingston - from Chicago, from Toledo.

-Launched - The schr. Anne Craig was launched from the Portsmouth Marine Railway this morning after receiving general repairs. She was towed into the wharves in town to load.

-Kingston Sailor Drowned - fell overboard from sch. Madeira off Port Colborne.

-Aground - prop. Canada on shoal or sunken crib off the passenger wharves.

-The Regatta - races for 2nd and 3rd class yachts not likely to be held.

-New Yacht - Wm. Power & Son to build one 50' long at Marine Railway this winter.

-The China - There is no word yet of the finding of the hull of the burnt steamer China. It is certainly at the bottom of the lake. The contract has been completed between Capt. Patterson and Messrs. Power & Co., of the Marine Railway, to build a sister boat to the China this winter, and it is probable that a second order will be given for a propeller of the same class by the Captain.

p.3 The Regatta - prizes paid; yachts measured; frame work of Lady Standly was built in Kingston, at Mr. McCorkell's yard last winter by Mr. Cuthbert.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 18 Oct 1872