The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), 24 Apr 1862

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p.3 The Rideau Canal - when will it open?

-K.C. & M. - ...The propeller Brantford was launched this morning, and is being got in readiness for the lake trade...

-Navigation at Belleville - ..."The Moira yesterday proceeded to Trenton for a load, and we understand will leave for Oswego this week." The St. Lawrence had considerable repairs; "the Redner steam ferry commenced her trips across the Bay on Thursday last."

-Ashore - prop. Jefferson 7 miles west of Port Colborne. [Buff. Com. Ad. 19th]

-The Storm on Monday - no disasters. [Globe]

-Tug Navigation Commenced - tug steamer William, of Calvin & Breck's line, arrived at Prescott, followed by freight steamer Huron.

-Port Stanley Items - lists schooners arriving and departing.

-Spring Freshet on the Rideau [Ottawa Union 19th]

-Imports - 23,24.

-ad for Kingston and Wolfe Island Ferry - steamers Pierrepont and Gazelle.

p.4 Canadian Fisheries [Montreal Gazette]

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), 24 Apr 1862