The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), 22 Apr 1863

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p.3 K.C. & M. - The Robert Gaskin - dancing on board.

-First Arrival From the East - tug Ottawa arrives from Gananoque with 6 barges.

-prop. Brockville to get new boiler at Kingston Foundry.

-Steamers of the Royal Mail Through Line - Kingston, Empress and Banshee will soon be ready for their summer trips.

-The Canals - Lachine and Beauharnois not to open until May 5th.

-Re-Imposition of Canal Tolls - details, rates, etc. [Quebec Mercury]

-Run Ashore - Minnie Belle ashore at Long Point, discharged part of cargo and got off. [Simcoe Reformer]

-Belleville - ice gone from Bay, steam ferry has been running for several days.

-Imports - 22.

-Interesting To Lake Mariners - U.S. consular officers appointed at Kingston, Port Hope, Cobourg, Toronto, and Hamilton on Lake Ontario, at Port Burwell, Port Colborne, Port Dover, Port Rowan, Port Bruce and Port Stanley on Lake Erie; and at Port Sarnia and Collingwood on Lake Huron; gives reasons for appointments.

-ad for steamer Bay of Quinte, Capt. Carrell.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), 22 Apr 1863