The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 4 Nov 1871

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p.2 Imports - 3,4.

p.3 Aground - sch. Lafayette Cook, owned by Capt. Parsons of Kingston, is on shoal at Snake Island.

-Improvements - str. Picton to get new Saloon this winter; St. Helen to get alterations and improvements.

-Protection - lighthouse at Port Maitland, near entrance to Welland Canal, is completed, and a life-boat for Salmon Pt. is on the way to Kingston.

-Accident - a hand on str. Georgian fell down the hold.

-Heavy Freights - on steamers St. Helen, St. Lawrence and prop. Acadia.

-Obstruction To Navigation - Scotia struck a rock near entrance to Lachine Canal and sank, after being raised it struck at same place.

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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
Rick Neilson
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 4 Nov 1871