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

Full Text

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.

Media Type:
Item Type:
Date of Publication:
10 Oct 1871
Local identifier:
Language of Item:
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
Rick Neilson
Creative Commons licence:
pd [more details]
Copyright Statement:
Public domain: Copyright has expired according to the applicable Canadian or American laws. No restrictions on use.
Maritime History of the Great Lakes
WWW address
Comment on this item
Groups of Related Records
Kingston Newspaper clippings
Other Web sites/External links
Daily British Whig, 10 October 1871 Daily British Whig, 10 October 1871
Powered by / Alimenté par VITA Toolkit

My favourites lets you save items you like, tag them and group them into collections for your own personal use. Viewing "My favourites" will open in a new tab. Login here or start a My favourites account.

British Whig (Kingston, ON), 10 Oct 1871