The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), 28 Jun 1856

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p.2 The total number of vessels passing through the Welland Canal into Lake Ontario during the week ending June 18th, was 160 - of which 43 were bound to Oswego, 6 to Ogdensburgh, 1 to Clayton, 3 to Hamilton, 24 to Kingston, 3 to Toronto, 1 to Niagara, 1 to Coburg, and 8 to Montreal.

The Buffalo Commercial learns that the Canadian brig Hessione, which vessel went ashore and sunk in the Straits of Mackinaw last fall, has been got up and arrived at Chicago in charge of Capt. Munson, of the North Western Insurance Company.

We learn from the Toronto Globe that the wreck of the old steamer Queen City, which has been for the last two seasons seriously obstructing the entrance to Toronto harbor, was on Saturday last removed, after many unsuccessful attempts. The contractors were Messrs. Salter & Moodie. The channel is now perfectly clear.

Imports, June 25th - Str. Cataract, Oswego, (gen. cargo).

June 26th - Str. Kingston, Ogdensburgh, (gen. cargo).

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

Barque Gibraltar, Chicago, 16,972 bushels Indian corn, Hooker, Pridham & Co.

Str. Trenton, Montreal, 1 hhd. sherry wine, Henry Pellatt.

June 27th - Str. Northerner, Oswego, (gen. cargo).

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), 28 Jun 1856