The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), 15 Sep 1875

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p.1 Imports - 13.

p.2 Chicago Sept. 14 - sinking of Mendota described.

-The Shipping Trade - very dull.

-Found - prop Alma Munroe picked up Calvin & Breck's pontoons on lake.

-W.C. - 13.

p.3 Swifts Wharf - steamers calling.

-At the Island - sch. Bismarck and Mystic Star to be surveyed and repaired at Garden Island.

-Fatal Accident - On Monday as the Royal Mail steamer Algerian was approaching Hamilton a French-Canadian named Fournier, a deck-hand, was killed by becoming entangled in the rope and bound and strangled to the shaft of the hoisting engine. The deceased was the sole support of a lone and widowed mother.

-The Amateur Races - sailing races to be held again next Saturday.

-Regattas - Belleville regatta preparations are successful, what about Kingston's?

-The Maud - being repaired and caulked on Marine Railway.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
Rick Neilson
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Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), 15 Sep 1875