The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), 25 Apr 1870

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p.2 Kingston Marine News - The Rochester - broke rudder in Bay of Quinte.

-The Bruce - During the hurricane last fall, which sent the schooner Wave Crest on the rocks in Kingston harbor, the ferry str. Bruce was sunk at Morristown, near Brockville. On Thursday the wrecking tug Hiram A. Calvin left Calvin & Breck's, Garden Island, with steam pumps, to endeavour to raise her. The tug returned on Friday night, having found it impossible to pump her out, the leak being too heavy. She will return to the Bruce today and endeavour to float her with boxes.

-The Ferry Steamers - running regularly.

-For Hamilton - Spartan and Magnet leave tomorrow.

-Transfers - Mr. Eccles has traded sloop Pearl to Mr. Downey of Napanee for scow Flying Dutchman + $2200.

-The Upper Lakes - a large number of barques being converted to fore and aft rigs.

-Garden Island - new sch. Sweden left for Wallaceburg.

-Cape Vincent - 8 vessels loading iron ore for Detroit.

-General Marine News - St. Lawrence Forwarding Co. using new elevator Orb.

-str. Chicora loading at Collingwood, has 30 gov't boats for Red River.

p.3 Arrived - gunboat Rescue at Prescott.

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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
Rick Neilson
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Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), 25 Apr 1870