The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 22 Oct 1874

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p.2 Port Colborne, Oct. 21st - Down - prop. Bruno, Chatham, Montreal, wheat and apples;

schr. Union Jack, Erie, Port Colborne, light.

Up - schrs. T. Percy, Ogdensburg, Cleveland, iron ore; W.Y. Emery, St. Catharines, Pt. Burwell, do.; Laura, Pt. Colborne, Windsor, light.

Customs Imports - Oct. 20th - Schr. B.W. Folger, Oswego, 240 tons coal, J. Swift & Co.; 15 crates peaches, D. Nolan.

Schr. Canada, Toledo, 6,000 bush. wheat, Holcomb & Stewart.

Oct. 21st - Schr. Governor, Oswego, 112 tons coal, J. Swift & Co.; 1 lot old machinery, W. Powers & Co.; 1 coal screen, J. Swift & Co.

p.3 Again In Trouble - The schooner Babineau & Gaudry collided with the schooner A.P. Downey of Napanee, while the latter was working up the Bay. The force of the meeting on the waters hurt the Downey badly, carrying away main rigging and splitting the foresail.

The annual yacht race of the Hamilton Yacht Club came off on the 20th. The winning boats were the Brunette first, the Cuthbert second, and the Standly third.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 22 Oct 1874