The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), 1 Apr 1853

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p.2 The Canal Cutters - a new line consisting of the Champion, Highlander and Mayflower; had to cut canal with ice saws to get them free.

-The Opening of Navigation - no longer crossing to Long Island; the U.S. mail comes in a boat on runners.

-Capt. Maxwell of steamer New Era has obtained the government contract for Tug Boats on St. Lawrence.

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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
Rick Neilson
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Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), 1 Apr 1853