The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily News (Kingston, ON), Nov. 28, 1865


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p.2 Shallow Water - It is not many days since a heavily laden schooner coming into port grounded on a part of the bar which is considered safe to pass over at all seasons of navigation by vessels having a large draught of water. A tug had to be sent to her assistance. A loaded schooner this morning, drawing eleven and a half feet of water forward, but more aft, grounded by the stern when within fifteen or twenty feet from Anderson & Ford's wharf, where it was supposed she would have several feet of water to spare. A portion of the cargo had to be lightered by the elevator before the vessel rose. The water mark on the wharf shows that there has been a fall of at least three feet in the water of the harbor during the past summer and the present fall.

Robbery On A Propeller - man engaged as deck hand on Colonist, but disappeared with money and clothes.

Steamer Champion - The steamer Champion passed down for Montreal on her last trip this afternoon, and will lay up there for the winter.

Vessels To And From Canadian Ports Passing Through The Welland Canal - 25th.

p.3 Imports - 27,28; Exports - 27, 28.


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Date of Original:
Nov. 28, 1865
Local identifier:
KN.24729
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. 28, 1865