The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), 30 Jul 1864

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p.2 Ogdensburgh 28th - fire destroys grain elevator and flour sheds.

-Pic-Nic - of Sons of Temperance on str. City of Hamilton to Cowans Point near Gananoque.

-Cataraqui Bridge - A wood scow, belonging to Mr. James Campbell, yesterday morning early ran into the Drawbridge on the Cataraqui Bridge, smashing it and interrupting the navigation for a short period. The wood scow did a great deal of damage to her ownself. The Bridge people blame the scow, and the crew of the scow blame the Bridge people. There was a meeting of the Directors today to enquire into the facts...

p.3 K.C. & M. - Merritt receiving repairs to boilers.

-Canal Break - prop. Akron breaks 5 lock gates in Welland Canal; str George Moffatt seriously damaged by rush of water. [St. Cath. Journal]

-Collision On The Lake - sch. Lily, Capt. Williams heavily damaged by collision with Shickluna off Genessee.

-Imports - 30.

-ad for Irish Pic-Nic to Horseshoe Island on strs. Gazelle and Pierrepont

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), 30 Jul 1864