The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), 11 May 1871

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p.2 The Steamers - arrivals and departures.

-Imports - 9.

p.3 Port of Milwaukee - clearances for Kingston.

-The Chicago Fleet - took a long time to get to Detroit.

-A Quick Trip - schooners H.B. Rathbun and E.W. Rathbun made 3 round trips between Oswego and Mill Point with lumber in 8 days.

-The St. Lawrence Route - the Oswego papers lament the transfer of canal trade to the river.

-Caught at Last - the str. Prince Alfred of Brockville ran into schooner in river and was liable for damages, but kept out of the way of American authorities until seized near Detroit. [Detroit Free Press]

-Police Court - sailor fined $2 for drunkenness.

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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
Rick Neilson
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Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), 11 May 1871