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

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p.2 The Regatta - protests entered in all races.

-The Grain Fleet - still coming, 1.2 million bushels in port.

-Markets - barley shipped at Picton on schooners Star and Gearing. [Gazette]

-The Welland Canal - in good repair, but low water a problem. [Free Press]

p.3 6000 bushels of grain saved from Dromedary.

-a grain-laden barge from Kingston is aground on Fraser Shoal, Gallops Rapids, being tugged off by City of Hamilton.

-sch. L.J. Latham sank in Welland Canal after colliding with sch. Brooklyn.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
Rick Neilson
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 27 Sep 1871