The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily News (Kingston, ON), Nov. 22, 1856


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p.2 Collision off Sodus - sch. Queen City and sch. Eagle Wing both damaged. [Detroit Free Press]

Direct Trade With Europe - marine brokers in Chicago to follow up successful trip of Dean Richmond.

-talk of cutting canal through peninsula in front of Toronto harbour.

p.3 Notice to Mariners - Charity Shoal, Lake Ontario - The following are the bearings of the different head lands from the Day Beacon which has just been placed on the shoal by Capt. Malcolm, for the U.S. Light House Board. It is 24 feet high, and can be seen from the deck of a vessel 5 miles.

Tibbett's Point Light - east end - N.E. by E.

Grenadier Island - S. by E. 1/2 E.

Real Ducks - east end - S.W. by S. 1/2 S.

do do - west end - S.W.

Pigeon Island - N.W. by W.

Simcoe, or Nine Mile Point Light - N.N.W.

Jordan's Point - N.E. by N.

This shoal is 1/2 of a mile long, about 400 feet wide, and has upon it at the present stage of the water from 3 to 10 feet.


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Date of Original:
Nov. 22, 1856
Local identifier:
KN.20011
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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Daily News (Kingston, ON), Nov. 22, 1856