The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 7 Dec 1874

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p.2 Marine News - 20 canal sized schooners are wintering in the Bay. [Clayton Independent]

-sch. Maize grounded on Mud Island Shoals, near the canal, pulled off by tug Gardner. [Cape Vincent Eagle]

p.3 Launch - Tomorrow afternoon at 3 o'clock a handsome little steamer, built for Mr. William Lesslie, will be launched at Portsmouth.

The Star - still stranded.

Launch - The new steam yacht William Lesslie, built and owned by the Messrs. Chaffey, will be launched tomorrow afternoon at 3 o'clock. She is intended to run the ferry at Quebec, and is in every way a "gallas" craft. We understand that the gentleman after whom the yacht is named will furnish the champagne at the launch. Let the byes be to the fore.

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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
Rick Neilson
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 7 Dec 1874