The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), 17 May 1862

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p.3 C. & M. - Berry's New Elevator Wharf - Capt. Gaskin's bark British Lion arrived in port this morning, and discharged 13,500 bushels of grain this afternoon at the above wharf...

-Through Trade With the West - mentions steamer Brantford.

-sch. Ontonagan ashore at Alex. Bay, towed by prop. to Ogdensburgh.

[Ogdensburgh Journal 12th]

-The wire-rigged bark British Lion, Capt. Gaskin with a cargo of grain from Goderich, for Kingston, passed down last evening. She had her full suit of colors streaming to the breeze, and with her otherwise neat rig made a fine appearance. [Detroit Tribune]

-lake freights are advancing.

-Imports - 15,16.

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17 May 1862
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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), 17 May 1862