The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 19 Apr 1872

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p.2 The Blue Water - opening up, tug Bright succeeded in getting from M.T. wharf to Kinghorn's.

-ferry steamer was running yesterday between Belleville and P.E. County.

-Marine Law - resolutions to be considered by House to change laws -to make provisions for the collection of demands against vessels, for seamen's wages, debts contracted for provisions and repairs etc. by making them a preferential lien.

p.3 Purchase - str. Norfolk, which ran to Clayton last year was purchased by Capt. Porte of Belleville for Belleville-Trenton route.

-The First Steamboat - Walk-in-the-Water, Charlotte, Frontenac and Earl of Dalhousie mentioned.

-Fleet Aground - water is 2' lower than usual at Chicago; many vessels are aground.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 19 Apr 1872