The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), 27 May 1871

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p.2 Kingston Harbor - sch. Aetna grounded on shoal at Pt. Frederick; harbor improvements are needed - gives extract about Kingston's harbor from Atkin's Pocket Compass of the Harbors, Ports, Lighthouses and Buoys of Lake Ontario & River St. Lawrence.

-Dreadful Explosion - boiler of tug R.B. Jones of Detroit blew up at Port Huron, 7 killed; it received a new boiler last winter.

-harbor is full of vessels; 22 sails were seen in direction of lake.

-Imports - 24,26.

p.3 The Steamers - their movements; Corsican reported aground near Cornwall.

-Ashore - bark Acorn ashore at West Point and sch. Flying Mist ashore at Wellington; Calvin & Breck's steamer Wellington and sch. Irene as lighter went to help.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), 27 May 1871