The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 15 May 1876

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p.2 Around Home - steam yacht Ida built by Chaffey Bros. of Kingston, 35' x 8'.

- Mr. Ansley, of Kingston, has been building a Sloop 90 feet long, 19 feet beam, 6 feet hold for Mr. Wm. Richardson of Seeley's Bay... named Empress. [Gananoque Reporter]

Marine News - ? (British Lion)

-Port Colborne - ?

p.3 Women Cooks - In the west we perceive that the agitation about the engagement of women cooks on vessels still continues, those who are on the aggressive side winning an advantage. Down here, on the lower side lakes and river, there does not seem to be so much objection to the engagement, and the ladies find ample opportunity for exercising their culinary ability on vessel and steamer.

Picton - new prop. Armenia launched at Redford's yard, 100 feet keel, 21 feet wide, 7 feet hold, 95 h.p. engine by Brokenshire's Foundry, Kingston.

Wind Wafts - 12 nets belonging to Gates Phillips seized at Bear Point for violation of fishing laws.

May 16, 1876

p.3 Very Dull - freight business.

M.N. - The prop. Kincardine touched on her first round trip from Belleville to Oswego.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 15 May 1876