The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), 3 Jun 1871

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p.2 Steamer Huron Burnt - to water's edge in Beauharnois Canal.

-Imports - 2.

-Aground - new tug Wren aground near Weaver's Point, below Prescott.

p.3 The Steamers - their movements.

-traffic in Rideau Canal is increasing.

-Another Race - for third class boats to be held this afternoon - 5 boats have entered.

-On The Shoal - sch. Montauk on shoal off Pt. Frederick, lightened by floating elevator.

-Barge Sunk - Annie struck pier of Cornwall Canal at Dickinson's Landing, sank in water up to her deck.

-Police Court - Capt. Connolly of sch. Ethan Allan and his brother, mate of the same vessel, were charged with assaulting a sailor of the vessel; the Captain paid the man his wages, but he refused to sign a receipt, saying that the Captain hired him in an American port and could not discharge him in a foreign harbor. "This is the rule among vessel men, but Travis had signed an article giving power to discharge him anywhere."

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
Rick Neilson
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Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), 3 Jun 1871