The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), 27 May 1861

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p.2 Fatal Occurrence - sail boat upsets by Cedar Island, 2 drown.

-British Vessels on Lake Ontario - about possibility of war vessels on Lakes. [Oswego Times]

p.3 Man Drowned - cook off sch. Sailor of Port Hope, drowned at foot of Rapid du Plat Canal.

-barque Alexander, Capt. A. Muir at Quebec from Ireland. [St. Cath. Journal]

-Large Lockage - 52 vessels through Lock #3, Welland Canal. [ibid]

-preparations underway to raise City sunk by Ontario last fall. [Ogdensburgh Journal]

-Collision - in St. Clair River between prop. Ogdensburgh and sch. Moselle.

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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), 27 May 1861