The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 9 May 1873

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p.2 Marine - The schooner Ontario, which left Oswego for Belleville, took aboard 2 steam pumps and wrecking apparatus for the schooner John Rae, which went ashore on the Ducks last fall. A later telegram says the Rae has been taken off.

-a list of arrivals and departures in harbor.

-The John Rae Off - South Bay, May 9 - The steam tug Crusader, from Oswego, got the schooner John Rae, of Hamilton, off Timber Island, where she went on last fall, and brought her here. The tug and vessel left this morning for Oswego.

-Imports - 7,8.

-V.P.T.W.C. - 8.

-Tory Organization - mentions charges against Messrs. Walters and Swetman, lesees of Main and False Ducks.

p.3 The Propeller Africa - to be launched from Marine Railway tomorrow.

-A Quick Trip - tug Wren with 4 barges reached Kingston from Lachine in 45 hours.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 9 May 1873