The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 17 Jul 1874

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p.2 W.C. - 17.

-The Harbor - arrivals and departures.

-sch. C.B. Benson made a trip with corn from Toledo to Cork, Ireland.

-The Foam - reported ashore upside down between St. Catharines and Niagara [St. Catharines News] but not confirmed.

-ad for Canadian Navigation Co's Royal Mail and Express Line of Steamers -lists steamers, captains, and schedules.

-Pleasure Boat For Sale - A new pleasure row boat built by M. O'Gorman, white cedar, copper fastened shoe and runners, floor buttoned, two back seats, green damask cushions, matting, awning varnished inside and out, five coats, two pairs brass pins and plates, two pair white ash sculls. length 20 feet, beam 3 ft. 11 inches, depth 10". Apply to M. O'Gorman. July 17th.

-The Yacht Seen - The yacht Foam was seen by the steamer City of Toronto in 30' of water, on bottom about 3 miles off Niagara. Capt. Wyatt is just starting with a tug to secure the wreck.

-Good - Maud has reputation of being the finest steamer of her size on fresh water.

p.3 The Norway - hull not injured, but all 3 masts broken off.

-Imports - 15,16.

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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 17 Jul 1874