The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), 14 May 1861

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p.2 Burning of the Steamer Saguenay - burnt to water's edge at Lachine Canal.

The Capsized Vessel - is likely the sch. Ketchum of Cleveland. [Detroit Advertiser]

The Bemis - schooners Andover and Africa in tow of steamer Ottawa to make another attempt to rescue her. [Detroit Tribune]

Large Fleet - prop. Mayflower reports 100 sail vessels between Thunder Bay and St. Clair River. [Detroit Tribune]

Advance of Tolls on the Welland Canal - rates on flour and grain for American ports to be raised 25%.

Imports - 11,13.

p.3 ad for steamer Comet, Capt. Paterson, for Toronto and Hamilton.

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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), 14 May 1861