The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), 12 Jun 1856

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p.2 Breach In The St. Lawrence Canal - The Troops did not arrive yesterday as expected, owing to a breach in one of the St. Lawrence Canals. The Troops are on board of the steamers New Era and Banshee, and are expected today....

Breach In The Canal - Coteau, 11th June - The breach in the Canal was repaired at 6 o'clock this evening. The New Era goes up and the St. Lawrence down tonight.

Imports - June 9th - Str. Free Trader, Montreal, (gen. cargo).

Str. Banshee, Montreal, (gen. cargo).

Barge Consolation, Montreal, (gen. cargo).

Sloop Messenger, Oswego, 10 tons coal, 15 barrels water lime, L.N. Putnam.

Str. Bowmanville, Montreal, (gen. cargo).

Str. Bay State, Oswego, (gen. cargo).

Barge Fortitude, Quebec, 15 casks oil, 3,788 bars, 3,285 bundles iron, 92 bundles sheet iron, 156 boiler plates, Walker & Berry.

June 10th - Str. Northerner, Ogdensburgh, (gen. cargo).

Str. Reindeer, Chicago, 100 barrels tallow, J. Hendry; 442 kegs lard, Holcomb & Henderson.

Str. Ontario, Oswego, (gen. cargo).

June 11th - Str. Bay State, Ogdensburgh, (gen. cargo).

Schr. Garden City, Buffalo, 14,425 bushels wheat, Holcomb & Henderson.

Exports - June 9th - Schr. Sarah Bond, Oswego, 140,000 sawed lumber, 7 cords laths.

June 11th - Propeller Hope and barges, Cape Vincent, 350,363 feet sawed lumber.

Schr. Fanfold, Chicago, 84,810 feet of lumber, 89,000 shingles.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
Rick Neilson
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Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), 12 Jun 1856