The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 2 Aug 1876

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p.2 For Sale - The new and first class steamers D.C. West and Juanita will be sold on reasonable terms to any responsible purchaser. Their draught of water is four and a half feet, making them suitable for use on the Rideau Canal. The D.C. West will carry 15 tons of freight or 200 passengers. Enclose 25 cents for photograph and full particulars. R. Davis, Clayton N.Y.

Port Colborne - 28 - down.

p.3 Yachting - Geraldine of Toronto, Oriole, and several Belleville yachts made an appearance at Kingston.

A Pretty Race - McCorkell's Thistle of Kingston and Smither's Sea Gull of Wolfe Island, won by Thistle.

The Ferry Boats - Maud on excursions, replaced on route by Geneva.

-excursion on steam barge Elsworth to Alex. Bay with 150 passengers.

[Oswego Palladium]

The Boats - Maud and Geneva on excursions, Pierrepont on Cape route, steam barge Norman running the ferry.

- Prince Alfred, formerly a Gov't gunboat, still anchored in St. Clair river.

Aug. 3, 1876

p.2 Bent on Pleasure - str. Admiral of Ogdensburg on cruise down Lake Ontario.

Port Colborne - Aug. 2nd, down.

Matrimonial - Dory Hinckley, Capt. of Maud, married Clayton woman.

p.3 Yachts - three Belleville yachts in harbor - Peerless, Katie Gray, Surprise.

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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 2 Aug 1876