The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 18 Apr 1872

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p.2 The Trade of Canada - Trade & Navigation Returns for 1871 -facts and figures -55 vessels built in Ontario with total tonnage of 7,777.

-The Opening - tug Bright ? forcing way through ice from lower harbor towards Swift & Co's wharf.

-Lake & River Steamship Co. - a proposal to establish it. [Canada Gazette]

p.3 The Ice - yesterday was last crossing made with horse; on April 23, 1843 a man crossed on foot.

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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
Rick Neilson
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 18 Apr 1872