The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), 24 May 1871

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p.2 Queen's Birthday - Boat Races -about entries in race.

-the schooners D.M. Foster and Magdala are at Kingston from Toronto on way to Coast.

-Imports - 23.

p.3 Sabbath Labor - Magistrates at several points along Rideau Canal will arrest lockmasters or laborers locking vessels through on Sabbath.

-New Yachts - are building at Brockville and Cape Vincent.

-The Second New Iron Boat - the first parts of Kinghorn's boat have arrived from Glasgow.

-The Steamers - arrivals and departures.

-The Buoys - Capt. Taylor, Steamboat Inspector, has called attention of the Government to positioning of buoys on Point Frederick Shoal.

-A Total Wreck - The steamer Whitehall, which was reported sunk at Mud Lake, near Newboro, is a total loss. Messrs. Power & Co's workmen were successful in raising her, after a weeks labor, and towed her supported by two barges as far as Newboro. A steam pump was then set at work on her, but after a few hours work the staunch old Whitehall doubled up in the centre, with the greatest contempt for her support and sunk. Her machinery may be raised but her hull is poor property.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
Rick Neilson
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Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), 24 May 1871