The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 18 Jul 1871

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p.2 United States Survey - of St. Lawrence from Gananoque to Lachine.

-Imports - 15.

p.3 Calvin & Breck launched the new barge Seneca last week.

-Drowned - Capt. Hurst of Kingston was knocked overboard from his vessel, the sch. Union Jack of Belleville, on Lake Huron.

-Wrecking Operations - On Sunday the tug Hiram A. Calvin arrived from below with the schooner Mary Grover, which had been lightened of her cargo, and taken off her dangerous position in the Gallops rapids. She is not badly damaged, but will require to go on the Marine Railway for repairs. Mr. J. Donnelly, Messrs. Calvin & Breck's diver, who was successful in this case, left yesterday for the Rideau Canal, to attempt to raise the sunken steamer Whitehall, an undertaking twice abandoned. The light draft steamer Bertha and two barges were procured from Montreal to assist.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 18 Jul 1871