The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), 23 Aug 1875

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p.2 The Harbor - arrivals and departures.

-Lively Times - there were 23 steam craft near the Thousand Island House last Thursday evening, and 29 different steam vessels stopped at Alexandria Bay during the day. [Despatch]

-The schooner Royal Oak, laden with coal, was struck by a squall about 7 miles out from Hamilton in the lake and completely dismasted. The mainmast broke off close to deck, the hull near the stern is also considerably damaged. No insurance.

-W.C. - 21.

p.3 Swift's Wharf - a list of steamers which called.

-steamer Algerian is back on route; Magnet and Norseman have resumed their respective routes.

-Marine - Collinsby - arrivals and departures on 20th, 21th.

-So Say We All - they want to have Gildersleeve put a Geneva on the Mill Point to Kingston daily route. [Picton New Nation]

-Arrivals - several grain laden vessels have arrived.

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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), 23 Aug 1875