The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), 27 Jun 1867

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p.2 Marine Items - Grecian passed up on lst trip since accident; new sch. Prince Edward arrived; prop. St. Lawrence to get repairs to rocking shaft; prop. Indian still awaiting repairs to main shaft.

-Imports - 25,26.

-The Raft Wreck - belonging to Calvin & Breck is still in rapids - high water a factor.

-On A Wrecking Tour - The Boston Marine Company's steamer Relief is at present endeavoring to raise the wreck of the barque John Rae, of Hamilton, which lies near the Ducks, having been sunk 5 or 6 years ago, with a cargo of grain. The boat was valued at $20,000, and the wreck is well worth the trouble of raising it. (actually the R.H. Rae - ed.)

-Lake Freights - depressed - about 2/3 of better class of vessels are laid up.

p.3 Excursions - on steamers Watertown, Bay of Quinte and Empress.

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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
Rick Neilson
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Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), 27 Jun 1867