The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), 18 Nov 1870

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p.2 Canal Commissioners - members appointed to look at enlarging Welland Canal, Rideau Canal, Sault Ste. Marie Canal, deepening of the St. Lawrence River rapids, the Murray Canal scheme - D.D. Calvin is a member of the Committee.

p.3 Loss of the Barge Mohawk - went down off Pointe aux Barques in gale of Oct. 30; it was built in Kingston in 1840; had 2 engines from gunboat Fox of the British Navy; was a Canadian gunboat for 11 years stationed on the Niagara frontier, then sailed from Port Stanley to Buffalo.

-Lost Overboard - sailor from sch. Lillian en route Cape Vincent to Oswego.

-Salmon Point - Government should have constructed a harbor of refuge there.

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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
Rick Neilson
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Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), 18 Nov 1870