The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), 4 Apr 1865

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p.3 First Vessels For the West - The Bark Sarah Ann Marsh and Brig New York have been ready since Friday to leave for the upper part of the Lake. The former was the first to leave last year on the opening of navigation. She sails now for Hamilton for a cargo of timber for Portsmouth.

Launch at Portsmouth - One of Mr. Berry's large ships will be launched this afternoon at half -past three o'clock, at the ship-yard, Portsmouth.

Carried Away - The schooner B.F. Davy, anchored opposite Bath, was carried away with a large field of ice, 300 yards square, on Sunday, losing her anchors and 40 fathoms of chain. The wind carried her towards Kingston, and she would have reached it in safety had not the steamer Pierrepont gone from Kingston to her assistance. After smashing the ice from around her, the Pierrepont towed her back to Bath.

-Navigation at Toronto - port is busy; Capt. Milloy's new str. City of Toronto to resume trips to Lewiston.

-Imports - 1,3.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
Rick Neilson
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Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), 4 Apr 1865