The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), Nov. 24, 1851

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p.2 Lachine Canal - Notice is given that it will be necessary to empty the Lachine Canal and Basins in the course of this winter, for the purpose of completing the bottoming of a portion of it, above the Cote St. Paul Locks, as well as for removing the Copper Dam in the Montreal Basin, and for other General Repairs. The water in the Montreal Basin will be required to be lowered about five feet for two or three days before the close of the navigation, after which it is expected that it may be raised, and kept at its full height until about the first of March, when it will be wholly discharged, and kept so until the opening of the navigation.


21st - Str. Cataract, Ogdensburgh, passengers and baggage.

Str. Maple Leaf, do., mixed cargo.

22nd - Schr. J. Hughes, Oswego, in ballast.

Schr. H.H. Sizer, Ogdensburgh, do.

Brig Champlain, Chicago, 12182 bush. Indian corn, James Morton.

p.3 Oswego, Nov. 22nd - As the brig Empire, belonging to Fitzhugh & Co., was attempting to enter the harbor, she struck the Piers, and is now sunk in the harbor, she had on board 6,333 bushels wheat.

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Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), Nov. 24, 1851