The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), 20 Apr 1869

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p.2 Steamer Purchase - C.F. Gildersleeve bought str. Rochester for Bay of Quinte.

-The Navigation - str. Watertown went to Cape Vincent and returned; the steamer Avon, which sat below Cataraqui Bridge all last season, was towed to a lower wharf to be fitted out.

-Marine Items - wreck of prop. Forest Queen lies in Pigeon Bay, 6 miles from the dummy light on Pt. Pelee in about 5 fathoms of water; upper works are within a few feet of the surface, it was sunk by ice last December.

-Light House Supplies - tenders called for coal oil by Marine & Fisheries.

p.3 The Late Mr. Smyth - Harbor Master - Archibald Smyth will likely be succeeded by his brother.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), 20 Apr 1869