The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), 7 Jun 1867

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p.2 Gallant Rescue - A Raft of Calvin & Breck's Wrecked in the River.

-soldier almost drowned off steamer Passport at Port Hope.

-Marine Items - inwards, outwards.

-the sch. Admiral to have damages repaired at Marine Railway; "Messrs. Calvin & Breck are reported to have purchased for a mere nominal sum, the wreck of the old steamer Comet, formerly the May Flower, as it now lies under water in the Direction of the Ducks. It is their intention to endeavor to raise the machinery and any other portion of the wreck which is of value."; the steamer Pierrepont has not yet proceeded to the wreck of the propeller Wisconsin, but is waiting for barges to arrive from Montreal to serve as lighters. The steamer is also being fitted out with the necessary wrecking appliances.

-Imports - 6.

-The American Steamers - tug Admiral Porter and passenger steamer Washingtonian arrived in port.

-Barges Ashore - tug Crusader towing 4 barges loaded with lumber for Oswego - 3 barges and tug got ashore on Pigeon Island, towed off by steamer Watertown.

-Accident On the Bruno - deck hand fell in hold.

p.3 The Royal Artillery - moving on Passport and Magnet.

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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
Rick Neilson
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Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), 7 Jun 1867