The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), 11 Sep 1875

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p.2 W.C. - 10.

-Lost - The lighters and pumps belonging to Messrs. Calvin & Breck, and which were used in the raising of the steamer Rothesay Castle, Toronto Harbour, were lost off Long Point in the gale of yesterday. The loss will be about $1,000.

-Quickest Wrecking Trip on Record - The str. Hiram A. Calvin left this port at 12:30 yesterday with a lighter in tow to lighten the schooner Erie Queen off the rocks at Point Peter, a distance of 50 miles, lighted off the schooner about 4000 bushels of wheat and arrived back in Kingston at 6 a.m. today with schooner and lighter without damage. Capt. W.R. Taylor is our informant and he thinks that much credit is due to all concerned.

-Imports - 6.

p.3 Incorporated - The Bay of Quinte and Oswego Navigation Company.

-The Regatta - collection for regatta on 24th is off to a good start.

-The Surprise - is safe in Cobourg harbour.

-Boating Regatta - details of race to be held this afternoon.

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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
Rick Neilson
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Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), 11 Sep 1875