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Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), 15 May 1871

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p.2 Imports - 12,13.

-ad for str. St. Helen and Picton on Picton, Belleville, Kingston, Montreal and Oswego route; the Picton, Capt. D.W. Johnson; the St. Helen, Capt. Smith; including schedule.

p.3 Chartered For Kingston - at Chicago and Milwaukee.

-The old pollywog steamer Ottawa, which has seen probably the longest service of any boat now in these waters, has ended her days of usefulness and found a watery grave in Picton harbor. It is called a nuisance, now. Such is life!

-first raft at Quebec towed in by Calvin & Breck's str. John A. Macdonald.

-Picton and Rochester had a race from Kingston to Picton.

-sch. Babineau Goubry, wrecked a few years ago in lower St. Lawrence, was taken up by Messrs. Rathbun of Mill Point and rebuilt by them last winter; there was 12 months of litigation over ownership; it has now been purchased by Capt. Patterson for $6000. [Napanee Beaver]

The Steamers - their comings and goings.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), 15 May 1871