The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), 23 Apr 1862

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p.2 high water damages mills on Rideau River. [Kemptville Observer and Ottawa Citizen]

-letter to Editor about inquest on woman who fell through ice - channel had been cut to get steamer from Railroad Bridge to Cataraqui Bridge.

-War Vessels On the Lakes - Erie Canal should be enlarged to enable passage of war vessels to Lakes.

-Kingston Commerce & Marine - several schooners return because of storm.

-steamer Wellington had to put in at Bowmanville because of storm.

-floating elevator launched at Brockville by George Chaffey & Bros.

-Royal Mail Line - Preparations are being made for the testing tomorrow, of the boilers of the steamers Kingston, Passport, Champion and Banshee belonging to this line, preparatory to them taking their departures. The Government Inspector, Mr. Wm. McAuslan, arrived in Kingston today.

-Opening of Navigation - Bay of Quinte almost clear.

-Off For the Upper Lakes - ice gone on Lake Huron. [Det. Tribune 17th]

p.3 Imports - 22,23; Exports - 22,23.

-ad for steamer Bay of Quinte, Capt. Carrell, for Bath, Picton and Belleville.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), 23 Apr 1862