The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 6 Jun 1871

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p.2 Imports - 5.

-barge Annie is being unloaded of grain, she is broken on the quarter.

-barque Monarch launched at Marine Railway after overhaul; the steamer Norfolk is being refitted; work on Kinghorn's new iron steamer is moving quickly.

p.3 Messrs. Calvin & Breck's diver, Mr. Donnelly, has left for Peterboro, where repairs are being made to a canal lock.

-sch. Couch cleared from Milwaukee with 50,000 bushels of wheat -the largest yet on the lakes.

-Chartered For Kingston - at Chicago and Milwaukee.

-The Steamers - arrivals and departures.

-Welland Railway - can't keep up with business; Port Colborne basin has been filled with vessels for weeks; Kingston's forwarding trade is very busy also - 22 grain vessels have reported in last 24 hours to one firm; "On Sunday morning, too, the str. Kingston passed 10 grain vessels in the outer harbour this side of Nine Mile Point all sailing in."

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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
Rick Neilson
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 6 Jun 1871