The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily News (Kingston, ON), June 10, 1871


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p.2 Shipping News - At Carruthers' wharf - The steamer Rochester left last evening with a general cargo for Mill Point and the Bay of Quinte.

Swift's wharf - The steamer Corsican passed up last evening. The Corinthian and propeller Dominion down, and the St. Helen up this morning; the last took on board a large addition to her freight. The gunboat Rescue called at this wharf this afternoon. The schooner R.J. Gibbs arrived last night with a cargo of grindstones from Cleveland.

The Gunboat Rescue - The gunboat Rescue, Capt. Thompson, left the dockyard this morning and proceeded to Swift's wharf to take on board coal. She will proceed up the lake, and her probable destination is Collingwood.

At the M.T. Company's wharf - The schooner E.B. Allen left this morning for Chicago with 300 tons of pig iron.

The Water Works - cause of turbidity of water supply is "due to wreck of a vessel last fall with wheat near the works. When the vessel sunk she came in contact with and broke one of the suction pipes, and at the same time deposited a large quantity of her cargo. The decomposed wheat has been drawn into the pipes..."; to be repaired by diver. (Note - this was the wreck of the schooner William John - editor)


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Date of Original:
June 10, 1871
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KN.20858
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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), June 10, 1871