The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), 21 Jul 1863

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p.3 K.C. & M. - Capt. (of ?) Bowmanville wanted to get new steamer built at Kingston, but terms were so exorbitant he will get it built at Montreal.

-Lake Disasters - brig Northumberland damaged stern in collision, then damaged bark Arabia at dock, bark Alexandria lost fore-top mast, sch. Ontario damaged, prop Ontonagon broke arches, sch. Augustus Ford leaking badly. [Milwaukee Sentinel]

-Propeller Toledo - caught fire but put out by crew. [Buffalo Com Adv.]

-Canal Boat Sunk In The Lake - The boat State of Ohio, one of the fleet of seven which were in tow of the tug Tornado from Kingston, for this port with leached ashes, sprung a leak when some 20 miles off this port, yesterday, and went down in about 20 minutes. We did not learn what caused the leak. [Oswego Times]

-Still Ashore - sch. Raleigh to be lightered off. [Toledo Blade]

-Another Disaster - bark American Union ashore near Muskegon, captain used anchors to get her off. [Milwaukee Sentinel]

-The Lower St. Lawrence Route - a puff for Capt. Howard of Magnet.

-Imports - 21.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), 21 Jul 1863