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

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p.2 Government Notice - tenders called for repairing wharf and coal shed in Kingston Dockyard.

p.3 Marine Items - arrivals and departures.

The Steamer Kingston - Capt. Fortier has been successful in raising this steamer, which met with the unfortunate accident in the Cedar Rapids, a telegram having been received in this city, stating that she was raised on Saturday, and would be in Montreal on Sunday or Monday. She is probably on the dry dock by this time. We have not heard the extent of damage the steamer sustained. She was well insured.

-workmen adjusting new shaft of str. Bay of Quinte, had been in old str. Monarch, wrecked near Toronto.

-Propeller Accident - Perseverance lost screw below Prescott - 2nd time.

-Loss of a Vessel - bark Republic sank brig Canopus on Lake Erie.

-A Female Skipper - of a fore-and-after schooner on Canadian side of St. Clair River -she is owner and commander. [Detroit Free Press]

-Vessels Passed Through the Welland Canal - July 1.

-Imports - 3.

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