The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 1 Sep 1873

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p.2 V.P.T.W.C. - 30.

-An Ill Wind etc. - No More Whistling - the Rideau Canal boats whistled when approaching Cataraqui Bridge, now Kingston Mills is closed.

-Marine Notes - sch. Marion Egan is ashore at Cove Island, Georgian Bay; sch. Gerritt Smith is in dry dock at Detroit after springing a leak on Lake Michigan; the sch. Senator passed Detroit, dismasted; sch. M.L. Collins struck in Detroit River; barge Oliver Cromwell and brig. Orkney Lass sprang leaks at Marquette; 80 vessels are bound down in canal, the N.T. company props. were stoned because they took precedence.

-Imports - 29,30.

p.3 Canal Break - at first lock of Kingston Mills.

-A Gale & A Fleet - storm on lake brought in a list of arrivals.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 1 Sep 1873