The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 27 Nov 1874

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p.2 W.C. - 26.

p.3 Sir Hugh's Boats - the props Nipigon, Capt. Twitchell and Matawan Capt. Mowatt, passed westward on their first lake trip; they were built at Montreal last winter, to lay up at Hamilton.

-New Wheels - invented by James Wilson of Kingston; they do away with large paddle boxes, the buckets work on principle of feathering buckets.

-Going Ahead - stock is being taken in "The New American Steamboat Co." to run passengers from Lewiston to Ogdensburg.

-For Montreal - prop. R.W. Stanly left, probably the last down for season.

-Fannie Campbell, ashore On Georgian Bay, stripped and abandoned.

-prop. Dean Richmond missing on Lake Michigan.

-sch. James D. Sawyer dismasted off St. Joseph.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 27 Nov 1874