Comet (Owen Sound, ON), March 31 1867
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The splendid new steamer made her trial trip on Thursday afternoon with a large party of excursionists, and the Owen Sound Brass Band on board for Collingwood.
The passage to Collingwood was very pleasant although there was a heavy sea which the boat rode with the greatest of steadiness.
The following is the time made by her on her downward trip, although she was not in a trim to a certain her speed.
Left this ort at 1:30 p.m. arrived at Leith at 2:30, arrived at Meaford at 4:50; left at 5:10, arrived at Collingwood at 6:50.
The Frances Smith arrived at her wharf here at 4 o’clock in the morning. She left again at 7 for Collingwood and will continue running on this route during the season.
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- March 31 1867
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- Scott Cameron
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Maritime History of the Great Lakes