The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 6 May 1872

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p.1 Sch. Olivia, wrecked last fall, rebuilt at Rathbun's shipyard on Mill Point, launched last Tuesday.

-Imports - 4,6.

-The Harbor - wind driving ice back into harbor; there is still 20 miles of ice between 9-Mile Point and the Ducks.

p.2 The Navigation - arrivals and departures at the various wharves.

-Garden Island - May 6 - arrivals - H.B. Rathbun is leaking, to go to Portsmouth for repairs.

p.3 The Low Water - prop. Dominion struck in Beauharnois canal and had to be repaired here.

-A New Strike - owners of mosquito fleet on Rideau Canal agreed on a tariff of carrying charges, nearly double the rates of last year, from all points of wood and lumber supply - wood merchants of city resisted and the result is that the fleet of scows are still in winter quarters.

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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 6 May 1872