The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), 6 Jul 1875

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p.2 W.C. - 5.

-Steamboat Racing - the [Clayton Independent] boasts of West defeating the Maud, but she should race against the Geneva.

p.3 Imports - 3,5.

-Upsets - yachts at Brockville and Belleville competing in number of upsets.

-A Mystery - A seal weighing 84 pounds was recently caught in Chaumont Bay, Lake Ontario. The fisherman who captured it had never seen such an animal before, and had no idea at the time what it was. The question is, how did it come there? This is the 3rd seal caught in Chaumont Bay - one about 5 years ago, and another 10 years ago.

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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
Rick Neilson
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Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), 6 Jul 1875