The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 5 Jun 1876

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p.1 ad for Salmon Fishery - tenders for special licenses to fish at Grafton, Cobourg, Port Hope, Bowmanville and Newcastle.

ad - Oswego Belle and Kincardine - Kingston to Oswego and Belleville, Picton, and Mill Point...May 31st.

Marine - At Swifts & Co's - the Kincardine arrived from Belleville

- 11 sailboats sailed in abreast from Lake.

Port Colborne - arrived.

June 6, 1876

p.2 Port Elgin - tug O'Konra of Owen Sound driven on rocks in this harbor.

p.3 W.W. - barge Milwaukee with 20,000 bushels of wheat sunk in river near Alexandria Bay.

Marine - M.T. Co. - Lily Parsons arrived.

- 5th raft of Calvin & Breck - 16 drams.

June 7, 1876

p.1 Shortage on Grain Cargoes -

p.2 Marine -

Port Colborne -

Yacht Countess of Dufferin -

p.3 W.W. - Countess of Dufferin painted black.

June 8, 1876

p.2 Deputy Minister of Marine in London re Mercantile Shipping Bill.

Oswego Trade -

p.3 The Dry Dock - bylaw.

The Yacht - Countess of Dufferin.

Marine -

W.W. - Faxton, Oswego Belle.

June 9, 1876

p.1 R. & O. line of steamers -

p.2 Marine News -

Port Colborne - British Lion.

Yachting - description of race.

p.3 A Good Suggestion - yacht from Oswego.

W.W. - steam yachts; yacht Katie Grey.

June 10, 1876

p.2 Passed the Canal - Pt. Colborne - R. Gaskin.

Vessels Ashore - prop. and two barges ashore on Snake Island, at entrance to Georgian Bay.

p.3 Heavy Loss - loss of barge Milwaukee with grain in St. Lawrence; uninsured - an $18,000 loss to Mr. Richardson, 4000 bushels saved.

Royal Mail Line - The Royal Mail steamers commence daily trips on Tuesday next. The steamers now run all the Rapids, and passengers arrive at Montreal the same evening, and at Quebed the following morning. The hour of departure from this port is now 5 a.m. instead of six. The steamer Algerian will leave Kingston for Toronto and Hamilton on Monday next, so as to resume her place on the line. On Tuesday next His Excellency Lord Dufferein and suite will embark at Prescott on the steamer Spartan for Montreal, en route for Quebec. The members of the British Legation from Washington will join the steamer at Rockport. They will spend tomorrow (Sunday) at Alexandria Bay. The str. Spartan, Capt. Bailey, it seems is a favorite boat, especially with the nobility.

Yachting -

June 12, 1876

p.1 3 Boys Adrift On the Lake - at Port Dalhousie.

p.3 Large Cargo - in sch. Watertown.

Marine News -

W.W. - yacht Katie Grey.

June 13, 1876

p.3 Yacht Countess of Dufferin -

June 14, 1876

p.2 A Tardy Concession - about free navigation of rivers and canals.

Purchase - yacht Flight.

June 15, 1876


June 16, 1876

p.1 Marine - R. Gaskin.

June 17, 1876

p.2 Pt. Colborne -

p.3 A Gale -

Belleville Regatta - details.

Shipping - busy.

Marine -

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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 5 Jun 1876