The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), 1 May 1869

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p.2 Imports - 28,30.

-Our Marine Note Book - prop. Avon replaces Dromedary on Marine Railway.

-Port of Chicago - Cleared April 26 (a list of vessels heading for Canadian ports).

-Anglin's Wharf - Launch - On Tuesday last the steambarge R. Anglin was launched from the yard of R. Anglin, Sr. where she has been built during the winter. Her length is 104 feet, 22 feet is her width, and depth of her hold is 5 feet; her capacity is 100 cords hardwood. The steam engine which it is intended she carry is about 15 horsepower, and when completed she will present a very fine specimen of that class of vessels now becoming so justly popular ... also gives description of wharf, lumber yard, etc.; they have contract with R.M. line for 8000 cords wood. [News]

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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
Rick Neilson
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Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), 1 May 1869