The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), 8 Jul 1867

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p.2 Marine Items.

-Imports - 6.

Launch - Mr. Fisher's new vessel, the Annie Fisher (sic - should be Eliza Fisher ) is to be launched at Portsmouth this afternoon at three o'clock.

-The Propeller St. Lawrence - struck at Farren's Point and beached.

Vessels Passing Through the Welland Canal (V.P.T.W.C.) - 5th - Prop North, Montreal to Chicago; Tecumseh, Kingston to Goderich; Victor, Kingston to Cleveland; Garibaldi, Kingston to Port Colborne; London, Kingston to Bear Creek; Mary Grover, Cape Vincent to Triconnell; Canada, Kingston to Bear Creek; Plymouth, Kingston to Windsor; B. Barwick, Kingston to Toledo; Prince of Wales, Kingston to Bear Creek.

Launch of a Vessel For the Inter-Colonial Trade - St. Catherines, July 4th - The launch of a large vessel owned by Mr. John Mulvey, of Toronto, took place from Shickluna's shipyard at four o'clock this morning. Miss Theresa Shickluna, daughter of the builder, performed the christening ceremony and bestowed upon the new candidate for nautical favors the name of Annie Mulvey. The Annie Mulvey is intended for the intercolonial trade, is 132 feet over all, 26 feet beam, 10 feet 10 inches hold, and will carry at least 16,500 bushels through the canal. The cost of the vessel is $16,500.

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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), 8 Jul 1867