The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), 9 Mar 1864

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p.3 Opening of Navigation - water open from Bell's Island to Kingston Mills.

-Opening of Navigation - sch. H. Rand passed down river in tow of tug Crawford after passing through Clerk St. bridge, on way to Centreville on western shore, for wood.

-Detroit & Cleveland Steamers - str. City of Cleveland to run from Detroit to Cleveland, in place of May Queen; str. Morning Star is also in line. [Cleveland Herald]

-From Detroit to New Orleans - str. Sentinel left Detroit on Nov. 27th for N.Y., and now for New Orleans. [Detroit Advertiser]

-New Tug Building at Chicago - 37' keel, 43' overall, 12' beam, 5 1/2 depth, 15 h.p., 10" cylinder; also new tug Hong Kong - 85' keel and two 16 h.p. engines.

-steamer Comet to run between Milwaukee and Twin River. [Chicago Journal]

-this morning sch. Minot Mitchell leaves for eastern shore. [Chic. Times 2nd]

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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), 9 Mar 1864