The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), 1 Apr 1861

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p.2 Oil for the Lighthouses - to switch from sperm whale oil to coal-oil.

-Lights and Harbors on the Canadian Shore - more wanted by American sailors. [Buffalo Express]

-Welland Canal Report for 1860.

-Opening of Lake Navigation - steamer Oleans left Dunkirk for Toledo, screw steamer Portsmouth left Cleveland for Toledo.

-Narrow Escape of a Port Hope Schooner - John Wesley, Capt. Alward, towed in by a Government life-boat.

-Frozen In - schooner Free Trader in ice 5 miles off Ashtabula.

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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
Rick Neilson
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Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), 1 Apr 1861