The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 28 Apr 1873

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p.2 The Welland Canal - Port Colborne April 26 - lists vessels passing up and down, and those at elevator. ( henceforth V.P.T.W.C.)

-The Bay Open - sch. E. Storrs, steamers Picton and Rochester moving.

-The Lake - sch. Sweepstakes arrived from Hamilton with grain; new steamer Lothair which first appeared last fall is mentioned.

-The First Raft - left Garden Island.

-Launches - On Saturday the propeller Bristol was launched from the ways at Portsmouth, where she was being repaired last winter. Today the Bruno, which was repaired in the same yard, was launched. Both are loading at Swift & Co's for Hamilton. They have an improved appearance. The new propeller China will be launched from the Marine Railway here about Thursday next; sch. Jessie H. Breck was launched at Port Dalhousie.

-The First Round Trip - schooners Sweden and Denmark arrived back from Hamilton.

-The Rideau Canal - not yet open; the mosquito fleet is missed.

-To The Rescue - tug H.A. Calvin went to help sch. Wm. Elgin which went ashore near Oswego last fall.

-The Maud - on Cape route; new engines worked splendidly, to use

Wolfe Island canal.

-Navigation In the Straits - still ice at Mackinaw.

-sailors struck at Cleveland for raise from $2 to $2.50 per day.

-Imports - 26,28.

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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 28 Apr 1873