The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily News (Kingston, ON), July 16, 1867


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p.2 Effects of High Water - enroaching on land along the harbor.

p.3 Arrivals - 15,16; Departures - 15,16.

FRICTION WEDGE POWER

Notice To Captains of Vessels and Vessel Owners and Insurance Companies

The Undersigned begs leave to inform the public that he has on hand a New Invented Purchase, called the Friction Wedge Power. It is the most powerful of any purchase known, and it is applicable to push, pull or lift any weight required. It is portable and well adapted for lifting Sunken Wrecks, and One Man can work it to 100 tons strain. It is simple, and no complication. The Undersigned has also a quantity of Lifting Buoys and various other tools for lifting Sunken Wrecks; and also a Small Vessel Fitted Out for that purpose, and holds himself open to charter.

Portsmouth, C.W. July 16th, 1867 Thomas Davis


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Newspaper
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Date of Original:
July 16, 1867
Local identifier:
KN.25152
Language of Item:
English
Donor:
Rick Neilson
Copyright Statement:
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), July 16, 1867