The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), 30 May 1859

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p.2 The Second Trip of the Rescue - from Collingwood to Fort William. [Globe]

-Accident - the tug boat America ran some vessels ashore on bank of canal a little above Morrisburgh, had 4 large vessels loaded with staves for Europe, as well as 3 barges. The tow was so long, that in coming around Canada Island the vessels swung and struck bank, broke loose and went down rapids. [Iroquois Chief]

-Steam Navigation to Ottawa - steamers Ottawa and Prince Albert running on Rideau Canal.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
Rick Neilson
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Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), 30 May 1859