The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 24 Dec 1877

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p.3 Yacht Race - to be held on Christmas Day at Belleville.

Dec. 25, 1877

not issued

Dec. 26, 1877

p.2 Currency - In the case of the seizure of the schooner Highland Beauty, at Belleville, by the Sheriff at the instance of Mr. W. McCrany ( McCraney ?), M.P. the court has decided that the procedure was illegal. Capt. Walters offered $150 on Mr. McCrany's bill of sale, and to pay all outstanding debts, but the offer was not accepted.

p.3 Novelty - to have yacht race between Kathleen and Resolute at Belleville yesterday.

New Yacht - steam yacht building by David Jones of Montreal St.

Dec. 27, 1877

p.2 Lachine Canal - strike at an end.

p.3 Another New Yacht - Col. Hanse and W.R. Mingaye have contracted with Capt. R. Davis, Westport, for steam yacht 45' X 8 1/2'; Black Bros. of Brockville are building it.

Launch - There was a launch at Garden Island yesterday - that of a large three-masted vessel, intended for the Lake Superior trade. On the same day Messrs. Millar & Co's elevator was hauled out for rebuilding.

W.W. - Calvin & Breck's new ship, the Bavarian, was successfully launched at one p.m. yesterday.

- excursion from Belleville to Massassauga Pt. came off on Christmas Day.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 24 Dec 1877