The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), 12 Sep 1862

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p.2 Police Court - man charged by Market Toll Collector with attempting to evade toll due on scow load of wood.

-ad for steamer Bytown - Rideau Canal is again open and in good condition.

p.3 K.C. & M.

-Imports - 12.

-Presqu'Isle Harbor - bar at Salt Pond extends 150' from lighthouse - 5 vessels were ashore here this season. [Leader]

-John Braden launched at Port Dalhousie, 142 x 26 x 13, 250 tons.

-Damage By Collision - sch. Empire State and Marquette collide opposite Sarnia. [Detroit Free Press]

-The Maple Leaf - This steamer had a stormy passage from Quebec to Boston, but rode the sea well. She did not lie over on the way in consequence of damage at sea. On reaching Boston she was taken possession of by the purchasers and 150 men were put to work upon her, making alterations to adapt her to government work. She is being painted black. The proprietors have chartered her to government and she will shortly sail for Fortress Monroe. Mr. Henderson who has been mate of the steamer for several years on the Lake, and Eri Darling, the steward, will retain the same positions in the government service. [Rochester Union]

-barge St. Lawrence has carried largest cargo of lumber - it was previously the steamer St. Lawrence. [Buffalo Com. Advert.]

-The Vermont - did not founder. [Ogdensburgh Journal]

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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), 12 Sep 1862