The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 7 May 1872

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p.2 The Navigation - prop. St. Lawrence and elevator Orb launched at Portsmouth after repairs; arrivals and departures.

-Garden Island - arrivals and departures; barge Mohawk launched, built by Henry Rooney - the largest on river, will carry 21,000 bushels at 9' draught; tug H.A. Calvin successful in floating Eliza Fisher.

-V.P.T.W.C. - 6.

-Imports - 6,7.

p.3 Picton is on St. Helen's route until she is repaired

-Low Water - Magnet and Corsican tried to come up Gallop Rapids but had to take Iroquois canal.

-Board of Trade Meeting - discuss depths in harbor, prices of breakwaters.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
Rick Neilson
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 7 May 1872