The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 6 May 1873

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p.1 The Largest Craft On the Lakes - changing designs - mentions str. Amazon of 2000 tons launched. [St. Catharines News]

p.2 A Long Trip - sch. M. Drayton, Capt. Covill, sailing from Kingston to Oswego with rye, was ice-bound for days. [Oswego Times]

-Port of Chicago - cleared; Port of Milwaukee - cleared.

-V.P.T.W.C. - 5.

-Imports - 3,5.

p.3 Launch - The propeller Africa will be launched this week.

-A Good Job - Vessel men say that the work of raising the schooner Elgin and towing her to Kingston from the Oswego shore, is one of the best on record. It was done under the superintendence of Capt. Donnelly.

-Royal Mail Line - Corinthian detained in canals.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 6 May 1873