The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 10 May 1872

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p.2 The Harbor - arrivals and departures.

-A Strange Visitor - an iceberg grounded in 12 feet of water in harbor; -there are immense fields of ice at Pigeon Island.

-Board of Trade - more on deputation to Ottawa for harbor improvements -they are having trouble agreeing on what is needed.

-The Harbor - more details of harbor tour, feasibility of breakwater.

-Marine Items - Milwaukee - sch. H.C. Winslow chartered at 13 1/2¢ to Kingston for corn; new bark Augusta cleared with 20,218 bushels corn from Toledo for Welland Canal.

-To Steamboat Engineers - one wanted for steam barge Kitty Friel; apply to Benjamin Friel on board or to Fraser & George, Kingston.

-Imports - 9,10.

-V.P.T.W.C. - 10.

p.3 sch. Portland ashore on Wolfe Island, but got off safely.

-Another Iceberg - grounded in 7' water on shoal off G.T. wharf. There is an accumulation of ice for a depth of 20' at the head of Wolfe Island.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 10 May 1872