The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 20 Jun 1871

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p.2 The Rochester Aground - a short distance west of Massassaga Pt. in a fog; attempts by Quail and Picton to get her off were fruitless. [Belleville Intelligencer]

-the Picton got aground while trying to pull off Rochester, the St. Helen tried to pull them both off, assisted by the Quail and Greenway; str. William belonging to Calvin & Breck pulled off Rochester.

-steam tug Reindeer badly burned at Montreal.

p.3 gunboat Rescue is at Windsor, en route to Collingwood.

-The Steamers - up and down.

-Rideau Canal - a Kingston deputation went to Ottawa to urge Minister of Marine to improve and to develop and accommodate the increasing trade.

-Great Hauls of Whitefish - at Nine Mile Pt. and places at the head of Wolfe Island; Mr. Van Order is one of the fishermen.

-Collision - in fog near Ducks when Brantford collided with a schooner, both were slightly damaged.

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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 20 Jun 1871