The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 2 Aug 1873

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p.2 V.P.T.W.C. - 1.

-The Lady Stanley - R.C.Y.C. bought it for $1900 to fit out for International Regatta.

- Imports - 1.

p.3 Ashore - tug Admiral D.D. Porter ashore on Oak Pt., pulled off by Hiram A. Calvin and Lady Franklin.

-Launch at Smith's Falls - The schr. Acacia, built at Smith's Falls, will be launched on Tuesday. The Acacia was built and is owned by Mr. Alford Ayerst, of Kingston, and is destined for the lake trade. Her dimensions are: 113' over all; 24' 6" beam, and 10 feet hold. Her tonnage is about 240 tons, and classes A-1. There is to be a large gathering to see the launch.

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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
Rick Neilson
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 2 Aug 1873