The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), 12 May 1871


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p.2 Yesterday's Mauling Match - 10 steamers and tugboats crossed from Erie, P.A. to Long Pt. on Canadian side to have a prize-fight.

-Lake Superior Going Back On a Town - a ship canal was nearly completed through Minnesota Pt. when an injunction was granted to stop it on grounds that the new channel would arrest current in old channel and cause it to fill up; now nature has opened up the rest of new channel.

-Imports - 11.

p.3 the new passenger steamer Louise expected to start 1st trip on Monday.

-Dull Freights - prop. Mayflower laid up at Chicago.

-Wheat Vessels Chartered For Kingston - a list.

-Unprecedented - north east winds have been prevalent on upper lakes.

-Still Advancing - Americans are starting to use St. Lawrence route.


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Newspaper
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Date of Publication:
12 May 1871
Local identifier:
KN.11847
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
Donor:
Rick Neilson
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Public domain: Copyright has expired according to the applicable Canadian or American laws. No restrictions on use.
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Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), 12 May 1871