The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), 27 Nov 1876

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p.2 Whiggings - str. Kincardine and yachts Pioneer, Lizzie, Amorette and Venus laid up at Napanee.

p.3 W.W. - sch. Henry Folger took 23,000 bushels barley from Toronto to Chicago.

A Vessel Dispute - Revolvers and Shoe Leather - over ownership of sch. Julia; vessel owned by Capt. Lennon, but mortgage for 7/8 of vessel held by Mr. Hartnett of Ottawa Hotel.

Nov. 28, 1876

p.1 [Belleville Ontario] says John Newman feared lost on sch. Maggie Hunter.

Nov. 29, 1876

p.3 Schooner Irene Ashore - The schr. Irene, Capt. Price, which left Oswego Saturday with plaster for Toronto, ran ashore on Braddock's Point, ten miles above Charlotte, Sunday morning during a snow squall. One of the tugs at Charlotte went to the assistance of the schooner on Sunday, but failed to release her. During Sunday the schooner grounded heavily, and at night she was leaking freely and nearly full of water. [Palladium]

Nov. 30, 1876


Dec. 1, 1876

p.2 News of the Day - mate of sch. A.B. Moore of Hamilton shot by gang of roughs in Chicago.

Dec. 2, 1876

p.3 The Ice - heavy ice bridge over Cataraqui above Bell's Island.

W.W. - meeting at Milford about placing boat on run to Kingston.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), 27 Nov 1876