The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), 4 Jun 1857

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(June 4th Weekly Whig)

p.1 - Rather Fishey - Large Serpent In the St. Lawrence - seen near Brockville and Mallorytown.

p.2 Further Particulars

The Inkerman Explosion - The Inquest


p.2 The Wreck of the Inkerman - Capt. Moody was indefatigably engaged during Monday, in clearing away the debris of the steamer. He has removed 300 boxes of glass and 30 crates of crockery, which he represents as but slightly damaged, and is now grappling for the bodies supposed to be in the wreck. The sufferers by the explosion who were sent to the hospital are improving. Lauizen is so far recovered that he left the hospital on Monday, and sat on Upton and Brown's Wharf, watching the operations of Capt. Moody, preparatory to attempting to grapple for his unfortunate comrades.

-City Council - discussing petition of Wolf Island municipality re ferry wharf. [News]

p.3 Imports - June 1-3.

-Legislative Assembly - Bill to amend Act to better provide for security of life on board steam vessels - second reading.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
Rick Neilson
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Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), 4 Jun 1857