The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 29 Jun 1877

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p.2 Belleville News - the dredge has succeeded in taking a large number of heavy boulders out of the harbor bed; Katie Gray and Gypsey race is off; excursions on Hastings, Kincardine, Prince Edward.

p.3 Another Rebuke - about Belleville and Port Hope yachts.

Oswego Regatta - details of prizes for 4th July races.

Currency - Capt. Dick fined $20 for going too fast in Toronto harbor.


-Holcomb & Stewart's prop. Scotia, from Toledo, lightened 4,200 bushels corn and proceeded to Montreal; prop. Europe, from Toledo, lightened 4,200 bushels of corn and proceeded to Montreal; barge Snipe arrived up from Montreal, with 25 tons of pig iron for Davidson, Doran & Co.; fifteen tons of do. for J. Brokenshire and 75 tons coal for Calvin & Breck; barge Lark arrived with 100 tons of iron for Davidson, Doran & Co., and 1,300 bags of salt for A. Gunn & Co.

-The arrivals of vessels at Garden Island since Tuesday are as follows: - schooner Falmouth, Toledo, 30,000 pipe staves; Prince Alfred, Cheboygan, 177 pieces of pine timber; Brooklyn, Chicago, 283 pieces of timber; G.M. Neelon, Chicago, 325 pieces do.; Canada, Chicago, 342 pieces do.; Oriental, Sault Ste. Marie, 219 pieces do.; Sweden, Sault Ste. Marie, 130 pieces do.; Bismarck, Bay City, 254 pieces of oak timber; Southampton, Bay City, 238 pieces timber; E.D. Rutherford, 22,000 pipe staves.

Passed The Canal: - Schr. I.H. Breck, Bay City, Kingston, timber; Barge Lisgar, Graveley, Garden Island, timber; Grimby, do., do., timber; Prop. California, Toledo, Montreal, gen. Cargo; Columbia, do., do.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 29 Jun 1877