The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 11 Jul 1872

Full Text

p.2 Harbor Improvement - $10,000 from Ministry of Public Works for harbor dredging seen as election bait from M.P.; why was government engineer inspecting Wolfe Island Canal - will it be private benefit?

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

-Imports - 10.

p.3 Rideau Canal - Gazelle returned from Kingston Mills; repairs are completed, Louise was the first steamer down.

Wreck of the Kingston - A party of wreckers, under command of Captain Howard, of Montreal, with a tug and the proper appliances, has left to raise the machinery and hull of the Royal Mail steamer Kingston, lately destroyed by fire at Grenadier Island, near Brockville.

-The Picton Harbor - needs dredging, want assistance from government.

Media Type:
Item Type:
Date of Publication:
11 Jul 1872
Local identifier:
Language of Item:
Geographic Coverage:
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
Rick Neilson
Creative Commons licence:
pd [more details]
Copyright Statement:
Public domain: Copyright has expired according to the applicable Canadian or American laws. No restrictions on use.
Maritime History of the Great Lakes
WWW address
Powered by / Alimenté par VITA Toolkit

My favourites lets you save items you like, tag them and group them into collections for your own personal use. Viewing "My favourites" will open in a new tab. Login here or start a My favourites account.

British Whig (Kingston, ON), 11 Jul 1872