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

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p.2 Belleville Regatta - plans made.

p.3 The Dry Dock - can't be read tonight because of changes to new assessment.

The Dockyard - No Trespassing signs put up, house of Mrs. Genge removed.

W.W. - The Algerian has gone into winter quarters, Passport to Montreal for winter quarters.

Charters At Chicago - To Kingston - prop. Empire, barge Keating, schr. Watertown, corn at 5 1/2 cents.

Oct. 3, 1876

p.2 Port Colborne - Down, Sept. 27th.

p.3 Marine - grain arrivals.

- sch. Cataract aground on middle ground off Northport.

- tug Franklin and lighter and steampump to help sch. Babineau and Gaudry.

Vessel Seizures - Waucoma and sch. Babineau & Gaudry - Capt. Patterson.

Like A Whale - a sturgeon nine feet long, 200 lbs., caught at Sacketts Harbor.

Last Raft - The tug Chieftain is taking sixteenth raft from Garden Island to Quebec, fifteen drams of timber and staves.

Wind Bound - prop. Dromedary and str. Magnet.

Oct. 4, 1876

p.2 Port Colborne - Down, Sept. 27th (sic).

Marine - The Vessel Accident - sch. Babineau & Gaudry towed to Kingston -involvement of Capt. Patterson - obtained cargo of coal and suit of sails in Oswego under false pretenses last fall.

The Babineau & Geaudry - "a small vessel to make ocean voyages, but she is ocean built, and originally came from Europe."

p.3 Gales - have subsided, steamers left.

Dry Dock - if it was completed, Babineau & Gaudry could have been hauled out and repaired without unloading.

The Dry Dock Bylaw - intended to empower the Corporation to take stock in the enterprize.

W.W. - sch. Cataract lightened and towed to Belleville by tug Bonar.

- the Algerian, Corinthian and Passport have been taken off the Royal Mail Line.

Down the St. Lawrence - mentions steamers of Royal Mail Line.

Oct. 5, 1876

p.3 Aground - sch. L.L. Lamb of Detroit, in shallows, off Big Bay, Wolfe Island.

Regatta - at Belleville tomorrow.

W.W. - sch. Augusta passed Welland Canal for Kingston with wheat.

- Corsican, Oswego Belle, Adventure and California windbound in port.

Oct. 6, 1876

p.2 Belleville - results of yacht race.

p.3 Windbound - props. Lake Michigan, the Georgian, Zealand.

Marine - grain arrivals.

W.W. - str. J.H. Kelly in winter quarters at Clayton.

Oct. 7, 1876

p.2 Port Colborne - Down, Oct. 7th.

Last Night's News - The sch. Orient, which recently brought a load of grain from the west to Sackett's Harbor, went ashore on Point Peninsula while on her way to Oswego.

p.3 Gale On the Lakes - from west.

Marine - arrivals.

The Steamers - arrivals at Swift's wharf.

Yachting - Kingston yachts unsuccessful at Belleville.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), 2 Oct 1876