The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 29 Jul 1872

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p.1 V.P.T.W.C. - 27.

p.2 Gananoque July 28 - prop. Lake Michigan of Hamilton on shoal, prop. America could not haul her off.

-Canadian Tugs - Seizure Ordered - Collectors are to seize Canadian tugs when they tow vessels from Canadian waters to American waters, and don't report to custom houses for purpose of entering and clearing and paying tonnage dues.

p.3 The Steamer Kingston - The wreck has been towed to Montreal for the purpose of being rebuilt. All that remains of her is her iron hull, walking beam etc., which will be advantageously used in her reconstruction. The hull is as good as new, with the exception of the outside iron sheeting being somewhat contracted and heated out of shape.

-The Yacht Oriole - on cruise from Toronto to Thousand Islands, 90 tons, built by Shickluna.

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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
Rick Neilson
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 29 Jul 1872