The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), 16 Aug 1856

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p.2 Imports - Aug. 15th - Schooner Flying Cloud, Milwaukee, 10,500 bushels Foreign wheat, Holcomb & Henderson.

Steamer Banshee, Montreal, (gen. cargo).

Exports - Aug. 15th - Schr. Isabella, Oswego, 20 tons iron ore.

Aug. 18, 1856

p.2 British American Navigation Company - The provisional committee of this Company was organized at Toronto, by the appointment of Mr. Mayor Robinson, Chairman; Mr. J. Gordon Brown, Secretary; and Mr. E.F. Whittemore, Treasurer.

Rideau Canal - In consequence of the steamer Beaver having been taken off the route between Ottawa and Kingston, for the purpose of towing on the Ottawa River, the steamer Fire Fly will hereafter take her place on the Canal, and ply between these two cities. She will sail on the same days as the Beaver was in the habit of doing.

Steamer Welland Burned - St. Catharines, Aug. 15th, 7 a.m. - The steamer Welland was burned to the water's edge this morning, at Port Dalhousie. The Railroad Wharf was burned. Loss - $60,000 - insured for between $5,000 and $6,000.

Imports - Aug. 15th - Steamer Cataract, Oswego, (gen. cargo).

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), 16 Aug 1856