The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), 31 Oct 1868

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p.2 The Corinthian - broke a shaft - poor quality of work at Kingston machine shop. [Montreal Witness] with additional comment by [Whig] which states that all machinery was made in Kingston except the walking beam and shaft which were made in Montreal.

-Marine Items - sch. Fulton repaired here, barques L.H. Cott and Wirralite are taking petroleum products to Europe.

p.3 The Grecian Sunk - struck rock in Gallops Rapids, run ashore at Edwardsburg, stern in 14' water. "The new steam tug Hiram Calvin has left here to render assistance, with a diver, steam tug, diving apparatus and other wrecking appliances."

-The Imperial Gunboats - heading for seaboard.

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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
Rick Neilson
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Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), 31 Oct 1868