The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), 14 Jun 1875

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p.2 W.C. - 12.

-Capt. C.J. Hinckley has command of Folger Bros. new boat, the Geneva, and A.R. Hinckley is her first mate. Two better men for officers than "Coly" and "Gus" could not be found. [Eagle]

-The new str. Geneva, belonging to the Kingston & Cape Vincent Ferry Co., is said to be a fast one, making some 15 m.p.h. with ease. At that rate of speed she will make it very warm for the Maud, but when it comes to getting up a square meal the Maud will distance anything that floats so long as "John" retains his position as steward. He is also some on fixing up remedies for sea-sickness, and there is generally a "big sea on the canal", judging from the number of prescriptions that he is called upon to put up. [Despatch]

-The Harbor - again lively.

-Where Is the Ivanhoe ? - it left Oswego for Napanee and Kingston, was seen by Kincardine between the Ducks and Gallop Islands, heading for Cape Vincent; a passenger from Kincardine offered to guide her to Kingston, and she has not been seen since. [Oswego Palladium]

-Marine Notes - Lewis Shickluna just launched Von Straubenzie, the 125th vessel, at St. Catherines.

-Capt. Alex. Cuthbert has purchased Peerless for $7000 from Messrs. Rathbun & Son of Mill Point, 250 tons register.

-the N.T. Co. fleet of 20 props. has laid idle because of dispute between Central Vermont and Ogdensburg & Lake Champlain Railway Companies, they have passed from hands of Central Vermont Co. and will soon start running to Chicago.

p.3 On & Off Again - sch. Yankee Blade on Timber Island, Lady took her off.

-Masonic Funeral - for Capt. Van Shaick of sch. New Dominion.

-Imports - 12.

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Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), 14 Jun 1875