The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), 8 May 1861

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p.2 The Damage to the Cataraqui Bridge - more on Comet.

-schooner Olivia struck by propeller Colonist off Ducks; lost figure- head and bowsprit.

-barque Niagara ashore on first reef below Port Colborne, owned by Muir of Port Dalhousie, valued at $18,000; made voyage to Europe; tug Relief to aid.

-Collingwood - Rescue, Capt. Dick; steamer Clifton, Capt. W.H. Smith; steamer Ploughboy, Capt. D. McLean; steamer J.L. Tucker, Capt. Butterworth, to visit fish stations. [Enterprise]

-New Regulations For Coasting Trade - vessels must report in and out. [News]

p.3 sch. Berlin capsized, 3 masts, owned at Milan, bound for Chicago, crew were saved. [Detroit Tribune]

-Imports - 4,6.

-ad for steamer Champion, J.R. Kelley commander.

-ad for steamer New Era, P.E. Crysler commander.

-Notice about Coasting Regulations from Custom House.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), 8 May 1861