The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 29 Aug 1878

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p.2 The River Accidents - Admiral still aground; Cuba got off.

New Schooner For Sale - Dimensions - length of keel - 108', breadth of beam - 25' 10", Depth of hold - 10'; Capacity drawing 9' - 13,000 bushels. The above schooner is now ready for cargo. For symmetry of model, style of workmanship, quality of material and general outfit she is unequalled on these waters. On view at the Kingston Marine Railway.

Aug. 29th Wm. Power & Co., Shipbuilders

p.3 Steamer Change - Owing to the Hastings being engaged in excursions the Geneva occupied her place on the Bay of Quinte route yesterday, the Marquis of Lorne taking the place of the Geneva on the ferry to Cape Vincent and Gananoque.

Foolish Racing - between Chicora and City of Toronto at Toronto; occasionally bump together.

Oddfellow's Excursion - Maud breaks down near Gananoque; "Several steamers, passing up and down the river, were signalled, but in two cases the International Maritime law forbade them rendering assistance without running risk of a fine, and in another case the propeller could not handle the Maud very well." finally towed to an island by steamer Clara Louise, later towed by tug Lady Franklin.

Yachting - steam yacht Crusader of Ottawa arrived, owner A. Gilmore; stayed at Portsmouth overnight.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 29 Aug 1878