The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), 29 Jun 1859

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p.2 Commerce of the Lakes - bark Hugh Barclay to head for Old World from Detroit.

-eastern entrance to Toronto harbor is getting deeper, being used by steamers and schooners.

-Lake Ontario Steamers for the Atlantic Coast - the Canada and America were followed by Arabian, 3 or 4 Lake Ontario steamers were sent down this year; shipping business ruined by railroads.

-Unparalleled Feat in Pumping - steam tug Franklin Moore, sunk last fall at G.W.R. dock, was pumped out in 1 hour and 50 minutes by Capt. Kimball of wrecking tug Oswego. [Detroit Tribune]

-Imports - 27,28; Exports - 27.

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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
Rick Neilson
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Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), 29 Jun 1859