The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 10 Sep 1874

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p.2 W.C. - 9.

-A Trip To the Stone Mills On the Bay of Quinte - a detailed description of all the stops on the way up.

-Regatta - to be held at Kingston after Belleville's on 22nd.

p.3 Explosion - Last week a tug steamer on the Rideau Canal, the Mary Ann, exploded her boiler. The boat was being "locked through" near Ottawa and fortunately her crew were ashore, with one exception, when the accident took place. The end of the boiler was completely blown out, and her deck carried away. The engineer, who was in charge, was severely scalded............

Marine - sch. Red Wing said to be fastest on lakes; schooners H.C. Winslow, H.G. Cleveland and barge Judd sprung leaks on Lake Erie and damaged their cargoes; John Breden is in dry-dock to repair leak in centreboard box.

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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
Rick Neilson
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 10 Sep 1874