The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 21 Aug 1873

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p.1 Capt. Alex. Campbell of sch. Manzanilla drowned at Port Dalhousie.

p.2 The Mayor's Excursion - on str. Maud.

-V.P.T.W.C. - 20.

-The Canal Open Again - at St. Catharines.

-A Row - among deck hands on prop. Bruno.

-Yacht Race - of 2nd class boats.

p.3 Canal Open - The Kingston Mills Locks were opened yesterday, at 2 p.m., much to the delight of the owners of the mosquito fleet detained below the break. Prof. Donnelly, of sub-marine fame, added the last touch to the gates and declared them O.K.

-Good Time - sch. W.H. Oades left Kingston on 9th for Oswego, loaded with 300 tons pig iron, arrived at Detroit, loaded with wheat and arrived back at canal on 17th. [Oswego Times]

-Sounding - 2 officers from U.S. government steamer Ada, being used in coast survey, tipped over a small sail-boat, and were rescued by the tug Jessie Hall. [Watertown Despatch]

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
Rick Neilson
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 21 Aug 1873