The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), 2 Oct 1875

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p.2 The Raft - pulled by str. J.A. Macdonald and consigned to D.D. Calvin & Co. broke loose near St. Augustine, Quebec and much of it sank.

-W.C. - Oct. 1.

-A Woman of Wits - Mrs. James Rourke, wife of captain of sch. Union Jack, sunk on Lake Erie, saved preserved peaches and other fruit. [Picton Gazette]

-R.M. steamers to start on new schedule.

p.3 Admiral expected to run between Oswego, Alex. Bay and Ogdensburg. [Rochester Democrat]

-The Royal Mail Line - Spartan, Corinthian and Passport to lay up, Corsican, Magnet and Algerian to form tri-weekly line until close of navigation.

-On A Shoal - schooner on shoal east of Shoal Tower, an average of 8 strike here each season, hardly any boats strike on shoal off Canadian Engine & Machinery Co.'s wharf where the Gov't blasting operations are going on.

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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), 2 Oct 1875