British Whig (Kingston, ON), 18 May 1872
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p.1 Marine - Clearances at Toledo and Chicago; at Buffalo only 4 of 12 harbor tugs are running because of damage by ice.
-new str. Peerless of Ottawa River Navigation Co. was launched.
p.2 Harbor Improvements - joint committee of City Council and Board of Trade have agreed on a statement of improvements to be asked for.
-Cornwall May 17 - The track under the first gate to the entrance of the Cornwall Canal gave away tonight, which will stop navigation for a day or so. The steamer Kingston was in the centre lock going east. She will be detained till the lock is repaired.
-The Spartan - ran into barge Staghound in canal.
-Cornwall - navigation only stopped half an hour.
-Garden Island - no arrivals; a French Canadian raftsman broke his leg.
-V.P.T.W.C. - 17.
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Maritime History of the Great Lakes