The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 2 Jul 1878

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p.2 A Long List - of vessels built at Mill Point since 1871 - thirteen schooners, two steam-tugs, steamer Empress of India and two steam yachts, six schooners and str. Alexandria were rebuilt. (vessels are not named in Whig article)

The Fourth at the Cape - Hanlan.

Coming Races -

A Mean Action - someone tied a heavy kettle to centreboard box of yacht Laura with wires, slowing her down.

W.W. - Three Mile Bay race won by Comet.

- 150 people left Cape Vincent on prop Kincardine.

- sch. M.L. Breck made a quick round trip from Port Dalhousie to Garden Island and return in 42 hours 30 minutes.

- Maud touched bottom going through Wolfe Island canal.

The Brockville Regatta - Hanlan wins.

p.3 Dominion Day - The Regatta.

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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 2 Jul 1878