The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), 10 May 1861

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p.2 Imports - 8.

-A Beautiful Scene on Lake Ontario - steamer Passport, Capt. Harbottle, passing through ice. [Spectator]

-new steamer Novelty launched on Ball Lake, 45 h.p., draws 2 feet of water, built by Wm. Henry with carpenters brought from Quebec. [Peterborough Review]

-Detroit May 9 - The schooner Handy of Chicago, bound to Kingston, C.W., with a cargo of 16,000 bushels of corn, ran on Spectacle Reef, Lake Huron, and sank. The vessel and cargo is a total loss.

-(pages 3 & 4 missing)

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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
Rick Neilson
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Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), 10 May 1861