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Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), 4 Sep 1876

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p.3 Marine - arrivals.

Port Colborne - Down, Sept. 2nd.

W.W. - The str. D.C. West to become a British vessel and run on Rideau Canal.

- The yacht Stanger of Brighton took first place at Sodus Pt. Regatta.

- The yachts Dauntless and Katie Gray have gone to Toronto to enter the regatta.

Sept. 5, 1876

p.2 Port Huron - Capt. Davis and crew on way to Detroit after steamer went down three miles above Lakeport in forty feet of water, two men in rigging.

Port Colborne - Down, Sept. 4th.

p.3 The Regatta - sch. yacht Mowbray from Kingston for Toronto regatta.

Sept. 6, 1876

p.2 Whiggings - the steambarge City of Port Huron from Marquette to Buffalo, with a cargo of iron ore sunk in Lake Huron near Lockport, in fifty feet water, valued at $15,000, owned in Buffalo.

Marine - arrivals.

Port Colborne - Down, Sept. 4th.

Field Fires - fire at Collins By put out by thirty employees of rafting company.

-elevator shovellers at Buffalo struck because of reduction of rate on steam vessels to that of sail vessels.

p.3 Steamers Calling at Swifts -

W.W. - Mr. Offord's yacht Emma to Toronto regatta.

The Yacht Club Regatta - at Toronto R.C.Y.C. - names of competitors, etc.

Sept. 7, 1876

p.2 The Canadian Pacific at Fort William - trip on Canadian prop. Scotia with rails.

The R.C.Y.C. Regatta -

Southampton - str. Quebec of Beatty's Lake Superior Line took second locomotive for C.P.R.

-The broken shaft is being removed from the str. Algerian. It is what may be termed a heavy job.

Sept. 8, 1876

p.2 Marine - Arrivals.

p.3 Removed - The broken shaft has been removed from the str. Algerian, and preparations are being made for the substitution of a new one.

Sept. 9, 1876

p.2 Toronto Regatta -

Pickering Harbor - schr. Belle of Toronto and tug Emma Munson took party for a trip on lake.

Toronto - details of first race at regatta.

p.3 Kingston Foundry - The Kingston Foundry is finishing the shaft for the Algerian.

Marine - arrivals.

- prop. City of St. Catherines broke crank off Long Point, Lake Ontario, towed to Cobourg by str. Corsican.

- D.C. West on Westport-Kingston route.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), 4 Sep 1876