The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), 19 May 1875

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p.2 W.C. - 18.

-Marine News - sch. Pierrepont ashore on Middle Bass Island, Lake Erie.

-the International Board of Lake Underwriters has suspended tariff, members are now free to compete.

-Steam engines and boilers must be given away in Kingston, otherwise such a craft as the steam barge Adventure, of Kingston, would never be propelled by a screw. If George Steers had lived and seen the Adventure, we confidently believe there would have been another patriot war in Canada. There was a race between the steam barges Adventure and Saxon after they passed the piers, won by Adventure. [Oswego Palladium]

-ad for R. & O. Navigation Co. - Royal Mail Through Line - lists steamers Corsican, Spartan, Corinthian, Passport, Algerian, and Magnet with their captains and schedules.

p.3 Fitted Out - yachts Surprise and Katie Gray, lately built by Capt. Cuthhert at Coburg.

-The Queen's Birthday - there is to be a yacht race on that day.

-Imports - 15, 18.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), 19 May 1875