The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 16 Jul 1873

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p.2 V.P.T.W.C. - 14.

-Launch at Milhaven - Trip In the Saxon - the Saxon is a new freight steamer with a clear deck for 2/3 of her length, commanded by Capt. Freel; mentions view of new rafting operations in Collins Bay carried on by McArthur Brothers; the Oliver Mowat built by Mr. Beaupre, formerly of Portsmouth, sails and rigging by Oldrieve of Kingston, 130 x 26 x 11, 18,000 bushels capacity, trouble getting it off ways, while being towed about it went aground twice.

-Imports - 15.

p.3 Down The River - str. Midge sold for use on Lachine ferry; passenger boats receive salutes from small cannons as they pass the islands.

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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 16 Jul 1873