The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 27 Sep 1872

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p.2 V.P.T.W.C. - 26.

-Shipbuilding - Tomorrow two launches will take place, one at Port Burwell, of a vessel built for Mr. D. Freeman, of the full size of the locks, and intended for the Chicago trade; the other of a new propeller built for the same trade, by Simpson & Chisholm at Chatham, for Mr. Greenwood. Mr. Simpson is building in lock 5 of the Welland Canal, a prop. for Irwin & Boyle, Port Hope. He is about to lay the keel for 2 more props. Mr. Andrews of Port Dalhousie is completing a propeller for Captain Pollock, and is about to build three more of the same class. Mr. Shickluna, at St. Catharines, has in hand a propeller and a sailing vessel. At Port Burwell, 3 vessels are being built, and at Chatham one (unreadable) and one vessel.

-Sailed For Kingston - from Chicago, Milwaukee, and Toledo.

-Imports - 26,27.

p.3 Wages - The case brought by one Ledford, sailor, against O'Brien, owner of a vessel, for non-payment of wages, was decided in plaintiff's favor at the Police Court this morning.

-Marine Inspection Tour - Capt. W.R. Taylor, of this city, who holds the responsible post of Marine Inspector for the Association of Lake Underwriters, has returned to the city, after a three weeks' tour of ports on Lakes Ontario and Erie, inspecting new vessels, and those nearly finished in the various shipyards. Capt. Taylor is very busily employed throughout the season, and vesselmen say he makes a very efficient Inspector.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 27 Sep 1872