The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 10 Oct 1871

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p.2 Wolfe Island Ferry - a letter to editor denying that Gazelle isn't seaworthy; says scarcity of labor has prevented new Pierrepont from getting finished to relieve her - signed by G.M. Kinghorn.

-new steamer Cumberland of Lake Superior Navigation Co. to make first trip to Fort William from Collingwood.

p.3 The Weary, Weary Waiting - the M.T. Co. has dispatched some grain laden vessels to Prescott and Ogdensburg to unload.

-Schooner Sunk - Montezuma sunk after collision with sch. Hattie Howard on Lake Huron about 30 miles below Thunder Bay Island; she was built at Cape Vincent in 1848 by Lewis Goler.

-The Grain Trade - the first cargo of wheat destined directly for Europe started from Duluth, per str. Cleveland, will go by Welland Canal to Ogdensburg, and then by rail to Boston, and vessel to Europe.

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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
Rick Neilson
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 10 Oct 1871