The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 20 Nov 1873

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p.1 Imports - 17-19.

p.2 V.P.T.W.C. - 19.

-The investigation of the Bavarian disaster at Montreal has discovered two facts. First, that the gear for lowering life boats was far from efficient. Second, that if any commands were given by the Captain after the accident, they were unheard or unheeded.

-The Bavarian Disaster - The Gov't Investigation - Cross-Examination of the Pilot.

p.3 Ashore - sch. Langmuir still ashore near Pt. Traverse.

-Quick Trip - prop. Scotia from Kingston to Port Dalhousie in 15 hrs 10 min.

-Frozen In - str. John A. Macdonald released props in Lachine Canal and then got frozen in the Beauharnois canal.

-Recovered - the Brown Jug was found at head of Wolfe Island.

-Suicide or Accident - mess-boy on prop. R.W. Standley missing on Lake Ontario.

-The Rideau Canal - frozen almost to Cataraqui Bridge; all steam barges and mosquito fleet are laid up.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
Rick Neilson
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 20 Nov 1873