The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily News (Kingston, ON), March 11, 1872


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p.2 Shipping of 1872 - From information derived from authentic sources we learn that the following additions will be made to the shipping of1872, viz.: Ten vessels, one building at Garden Island, capacity 20,000 bushels, two at Port Burwell, one of 8,000 and one of 15,000 bushels; one at South Bay of 10,000 bushels, and one, same place, of 8,000; one at Port Colborne of 20,000; one at Owen Sound of 20,000; and one at Port Dalhousie of 20,000. Ten propellers of an average capacity of 17,000 bushels each; one at Kingston, one at Hamilton, one at St. Catharines, two at Chatham, two at Lock No. 5, Welland Canal; one at Port Dalhousie, and one at Sarnia, which, when completed, will form a daily line between Chicago and here; one propeller at Welland is registered at 40,000 bushels. There is also one powerful tug being built at Port Dalhousie. Four lake barges of 4,000 bushels capacity each, one at Welland, one at Port Robinson, and two at Chatham. This is proof positive of the advancement of Ontario.

Lighthouse Supplies - contract for delivery awarded to prop Mary Ward.


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Date of Original:
March 11, 1872
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KN.25852
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English
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Rick Neilson
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Daily News (Kingston, ON), March 11, 1872