The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), Aug. 19, 1881

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p.2 A Minister's Visit - Sir Hector Langevin, Minister of Public Works - dredging of Portsmouth harbour to start; $3,500 grant has been made; a dredge will be ready next week; the party boarded tug Jessie Hall, Capt. McGrath, of St. Lawrence & Chicago Forwarding Co. - "Last year out of 330 vessels which entered Portsmouth harbour not one met with an accident."

p.3 A Coming Race - between Victorine of Alexandria Bay and Emma.

Dry Dock Needed - Clyde built str. Campana, now being cut in half at Tate's dry dock, Montreal, can't be put back together here.

Accident To Maud - a soft patch on boiler gave out.

Public Works - John Waddell received contract for improvements in Cobourg Harbor estimated at $10,000.

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Rick Neilson
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), Aug. 19, 1881