The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 14 Oct 1871

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p.2 Imports - 14.

p.3 prop. Indian is repairing at Montreal.

-a vessel ashore at Ducks is supposed to be Queen of the Lakes.

-Coming - the new elevator built at Auger's shipyard, Montreal, in 15 days will be taken to Kingston.

-yacht Gorilla arrived from Cobourg to be rebuilt.

-the Royal Mail steamers have ceased running the Lachine Rapids, owing to fog and early darkness, as well as low water.

-A Gale - steamers delayed and elevators could not work because of wind.

-Police Court - captain and mate of barge Thrush charged with assault on one of the hands.

-sch. Valetta burned to water's edge at Chicago.

-Vessels Burned in Chicago - lists 5 that burned and 10 that escaped flames.

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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
Rick Neilson
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 14 Oct 1871