The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), 27 Oct 1863

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-New Pleasure Steamer - built at Brockville by Mr. La Chappelle, to have 4 hp. engine, paddle-wheels to be turned by belts, for Otter Lake, near Perth.

-Vessels Passed Through the Welland Canal - Oct. 26.

-Forwarders & The Canal- water in Lachine Canal was lowered 2' below usual level, leaving steamers stranded, probably for experiments respecting water power. [Montreal Gazette]

-A Large Fleet - over 100 vessels passed on way east.

-New Steamer - Her Majesty to be launched at St. Catherines for Capt. Perry.

-Vessel Sunk - sch. Amherstburg near lighthouse at Toronto.

-The B.S. Shepard - ashore at Point au Pelee, tug Winslow attempted to get her off. [Detroit paper]

-Imports - 27.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), 27 Oct 1863