The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 3 Aug 1878

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p.2 Lake Superior - Trip Around the North Shore - letter to editor giving description of trip.

p.3 Robbery at Oswego - vessel captain spent much time one evening with a man who intended to become part of the crew the next day, captain lost money and suspicion rested on his companion, but not guilty.

Coming Events - trip on Hastings to Rochester.

Stealing a Watch - James Laway, captain of a Rideau canal craft had his silver watch stolen.

Marine - The N.T. propeller Champlain ran aground near Grassy Island on Wednesday afternoon and was pulled off by the Canadian tug Jessie. The captain states that he ran aground about 3:30 p.m. during the squall of wind and rain. On being released, the Captain went at once to Detroit and passed down on Thursday night on her way to Buffalo.

W.W. - Charters: prop. Niagara, wheat, barge Keating and schr. F.D. Barker, corn to Kingston from Chicago, through rate.

Boat Racing - Geneva and Island Belle mentioned.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
Rick Neilson
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 3 Aug 1878