The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), 28 Aug 1876

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p.2 Absconding of a Canal Official - from Soo Canal; took passage on prop. Celtic.

Port Colborne - Down, Aug. 26th.

p.3 Lake Ontario Level - [Oswego Palladium]

A Sight at Milford - a Kingston tug first steamer to arrive, City of Kingston (Anglin's boat) to run between Milford and Ottawa. [Picton New Nation]

Coasting Law - Oswego Belle can't take excursions from Oswego to another American port. [Oswego Palladium]

Aug. 29, 1876

p.2 Marine - sch. Mary Grover put into Oak Orchard waterlogged.

Port Colborne - Down - Aug. 29th.

The Price of Coal - cheaper in Gananoque because they buy it direct out of vessels' holds.

Aug. 30, 1876

p.2 Yachting On Lake Michigan - the Ina and Frolic at Chicago.

Marine -

Port Colborne - Down, Aug. 29th.

p.3 Yachting - steam yacht Maggie McLaren of Brockville, steam yacht J.J. Morley of Alexandria Bay; yacht Oriole received new rudder at Marine Railway.

The Sodus Regatta - to be held next Wednesday.

Aug. 31, 1876

(most of issue unreadable)

p.2 Port Colborne - Down, Aug. 30th.

p.3 In Ordinary - sch. White Oak and others laid up for want of business

Sept. 1, 1876

p.1 The Galops - description of chain tug - held in place by 7000 feet long 1 1/2 inch cable, tug to work four steam drills. [Ottawa Times]

p.2 Smoke - delaying passenger steamers between Cornwall and Montreal.

Marine - Arrivals - schr. O. Mowat, Toledo, 18,400 bush. corn, A. Macphie.

- Arrivals at Collins Bay - Anna Craig, from Toledo, timber.

Port Colborne - Down, Aug. 31st.

Police - Captain Thompson of the sch. Mary Foster, was summoned for neglecting to pay one of his hands his wages. The Captain admitted that the wages were owed the man but alleged that the owner of the vessel, Mayor Fisher, Belleville, paid the employees himself.

Welland Canal Notice - Masters of vessels warned about improvements taking place at Port Colborne harbor.

p.3 Shuffled Aboard - two men from Magnet fight on St. Lawrence wharf.

Sept. 2, 1876

p.2 Marine -

p.3 The Mail Line - The Algerian in her passage down from Montreal yesterday afternoon having broken her shaft. The steamer will receive repairs here. The Corinthian has just taken her place after receiving a light overhauling.

Chisholm's Guide - International Railway and Steamboat Navigation Guide.

W.W. - Oswego Belle stuck in mud in Napanee River.

The Algerian - Captain Howard, the Superintendent of the Royal Mail Line, who is here, has given his opinion that the broken shaft of the steamer Algerian cannot be repaired. A new shaft at Montreal will be put in as soon as possible.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), 28 Aug 1876