The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), Feb. 8, 1881


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p.3 Personal Mention - Capt. J.H. Scott to again command prop. Scotia.

Capt. Kiah of the Canada, on Collingwood-Chicago line, to sail St. Magnus.

Wind Wafts - A petition is being signed, asking that $20,000 be appropriated by Congress for the enlargement of Little Sodus Bay harbour. It has received numerous signatures.

Propeller To Be Lengthened - Next Fall, when the Welland Canal will be nearly completed, the Acadia will be lengthened 40 feet and raised two feet. This work will cost about $7,000 or $8,000, and will increase her capacity to nearly 40,000 bushels. The work can be done to her without weakening her, as she has an iron frame.


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Date of Original:
Feb. 8, 1881
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KN.14153b
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. 8, 1881