The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 28 Oct 1871

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p.2 Kingston is much busier than Oswego - only 1 vessel was in port of Oswego the same day that 50 were in Kingston.

-Vessels Ashore On the Upper Lakes - Lillie Parsons hard on at Point au Pelee; sch. G.D. Dousman ashore in same locality; Canadian sch Bismarck ashore on Lake Michigan near Sheboygan.

-Three coloured men employed on board the steamer Kingston named Wm. Carter, William Williams and Edward Reynolds, were arrested at Toronto at the instance of Captain Farrell for stealing a large quantity of tobacco from the steamer.

-Imports - 27.

p.3 The Bay - a new vessel for Mr. W. Ross, M.P. was launched at Picton; Capt. Porte is to build a new steamer to replace the Greenway.

-str. Picton has discontinued trips between Oswego and Belleville.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
Rick Neilson
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 28 Oct 1871