The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), 11 Sep 1876

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p.2 Toronto Regatta - conduct of the Emma.

p.3 Death From Small Pox - engineer from prop. Africa.

W.W. - sch. Augusta from Toledo - downbound at canal.

Marine - steambarge Water Lily broke shaft at Brewer's Mills, towed to Kingston by tug Falcon.

Sept. 12, 1876

p.3 Vessel Disasters - During Saturday night's storm, sch. Harriet Ross blown ashore, Cecilia sunk in ten feet water, Northumberland sunk in ten feet water west of Coatsworth dock, loaded with railroad ties.

Sept. 13, 1876

p.3 The Gallops - work continues, vessels asked to pass north of Adam's Island.

Marine - arrivals.

Sept. 14, 1876

p.3 Arrived - sch. Ben Folger with staves at Collinsby.

Sept. 15, 1876

p.2 Gale on Lake - steamer Passport returned to Kingston.

Owen Sound - Capt. Orr of str. Cumberland injured when cable got around shaft.

p.3 Towing On the River - small yacht tried to tow coal barge to Brockville but wind blew both to west.

Sept. 16, 1876

p.2 Port Colborne - Down, Sept. 14th.

W.W. - Arrivals at Garden Island -

Accident - sch. J.M. Cummings ashore on Snake Island last night, pulled off by tug Lady Franklin.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), 11 Sep 1876