The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), Feb. 25, 1845


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p.2 Report of Board of Works - gives amount spent on Welland Canal, St. Lawrence canals, lighthouses, harbours, improvements to navigation of St. Lawrence River. (4 columns)

Perils on the Lakes - The "Buffalo Commercial Advertiser" publishes a summary of the maritime disasters on the Western Lakes in 1844. Number of vessels ashore, crippled, or lost, 30, 16 of which were totally lost; amount of tons destroyed 2,100, whole amount of loss $141,000 - attended by a loss of 51 lives.


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Newspaper
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Date of Original:
Feb. 25, 1845
Local identifier:
KN.5250
Language of Item:
English
Donor:
Rick Neilson
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Public domain: Copyright has expired according to the applicable Canadian or American laws. No restrictions on use.
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), Feb. 25, 1845