The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 27 Jul 1876


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p.2 St. George's Picnic - The Largest Ever Held Here - 2300 people to Channel Grove on north east corner of Simcoe Island, brought by steamers Geneva, Maud, and Pierrepont.

p.3 Lighthouses Completed - 2 new ones erected at Weller's Bay. [Picton Times]

Launch - On Tuesday at ten a.m. a schooner built and owned by Wm. O'Mara, was launched from Mitchell's ship yard, Portsmouth. She has been built on the old frame of the Royal Oak, and is as good as new. The capacity is about 1,000 (sic) bushels. (Sch. Fabiola - editor)

Quick Work - str. Faxton broke wheel near Cape Vincent, brought to Kingston, hauled out on Marine Railway, and in 4 hours a new 3000 lb wheel was put on.

Marine - arrivals and departures; tug Eleanor touched en route to Cape Vincent with a large raft from the canal.

Welland Canal - a list of downward moving vessels.


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Newspaper
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Date of Publication:
27 Jul 1876
Local identifier:
KN.13238
Language of Item:
English
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
Donor:
Rick Neilson
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 27 Jul 1876