The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), 9 May 1870

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p.2 U.S. Coasting Regulations - Canadian Express steamer will land at Oswego this summer. [Oswego Daily Press]

-Seizure of a Vessel - a letter to editor from Surveyor W.R. Mingaye of Customs setting record straight on what happened to Nevada.

-Kingston Marine - arrival of new steam barge built by Robert Davis on Dog Lake, Storrington, engines by Davidson & Doran of Kingston Foundry.

-Garden Island - Messrs. Calvin & Breck launched from their ways today 2 large new tanks for wrecking purposes, each tank calculated to raise 35 tons. Their tug William will tow 4 of them this evening to Morrisburg to raise the steamer Bruce sunk there.

-Milwaukee Shipments - figures on grain shipments to Kingston.

-Lake Freights - rates for carrying grain from various ports to Kingston.

-Sailor Drowned - off sch. H. Roney on Welland Canal.

-The Schooner Wren - missing on trip from Chicago for Kingston.

-V.P.T.W.C. - 6.

-schooners Melvina and Phoenix, ashore near Northport, Lake Michigan, will be got off.

-Imports - 5-7.

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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
Rick Neilson
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Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), 9 May 1870