The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 1 Jun 1874

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p.2 Accident to the Spartan - she broke her machinery on Coteau Lake, 15 miles from Valleyfield.

-Schooner Sunk - revenue cutter Dahlia struck sch. Montmorency and sunk her in the Welland Canal.

-Marine News - arrivals and departures; sch. Mary Merritt was not released by U.S. government.

-Collision - between schooners Babineau & Gaudry and Albacore.

-Accident - to steamer Spartan.

-For Cork - sch. Pimlico crossing ocean because of scarcity of lake freights.

-Large Load - 22,000 bushels in sch. Grantham.

-Rescued - The tug Georgiana, which went ashore near Colborne, and toppled over on her side, was taken off by Capt. Donnelly, Calvin & Breck's wrecker, with the str. Watertown. She was towed down and arrived here on Sunday morning, and will be hauled out on the Marine Railway for repairs. Her frame is badly broken.

-Accident In the Fog - vessel ashore at the Ducks could be Louise.

-Note For Mariners - Gull Lighthouse, between Cobourg and Port Hope, burned on Saturday.

-W.C. - 30.

p.3 The Boat Race - Emma, Thistle, Stranger, Qui Vive and several others entered; won by Thistle (formerly Hard Tack).

-Imports - 30.

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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 1 Jun 1874