The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 7 May 1873

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p.2 Navigation - the first vessels left Collingwood on May 7.

-V.P.T.W.C. - 6.

-Rafting - tug Wellington left Garden Island for Prescott with raft.

-Whistling - a steamer blew whistle for an hour in harbor last night.

-The Harbor - props Enterprize, Bristol, Shickluna and steamers Utica and Corinthian arrived; Dromedary left today.

-The First Grain - tug Glide, tug Wren and government steamers all passed through Beauharnois Canal with barges filled with grain.

p.3 New Steamers - a sidewheel steamer and a prop. are being built by Cantin for Messrs. Allan, one for Montreal-Detroit route and one for Montreal-Kingston route; the new steamer Bavarian, built on the hull of burned steamer Kingston, is nearly ready for navigation.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 7 May 1873