The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), 29 May 1867

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p.2 V.P.T.W.C. - 27.

-Imports - Inwards, Outwards.

-Important To Captains of Vessels - a deputy collector has been appointed to Duncan City, Michigan to receive manifests of vessels entering Lake Michigan through Straits of Mackinaw.

p.3 The Grecian - being put into drydock at Canal Basin, Montreal.

-The Wisconsin Disaster - The steamer Watertown made another trip to Grenadier Island yesterday morning, but did not receive any more of the dead bodies. The body of one of the deckhands who were lost in the life boat was recovered the day before, in a mangled condition, and brought to Cape Vincent. It is supposed that the unfortunate drowning man was sucked under the wheel of the boat after he had been thrown into the water along with his 25 companions, and met a violent death. A portion of his clothing was found hanging in the wheel after the disaster.

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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
Rick Neilson
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Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), 29 May 1867