The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 4 May 1874

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p.2 W.C. - 2.

-First Boat For Ottawa - steam barge Adventure to leave on May 8th.

p.3 On the Ways - Pierrepont being overhauled at Marine Railway.

-The Right Tug In the Right Place - Holcomb & Stewart's Wren is opening ice to Beauharnois canal.

-Open - steambarge Lily and barge Redford arrived from Rideau Canal.

-Steam Craft - Corsican first boat up through canals from Montreal.

-Sunk - On Friday the steam barge A.A. Turner, when en route from the river to Oswego, in the American Channel opposite Cape Vincent, struck on Featherbed shoal, and leaked so badly that the captain put her about and ran her ashore on Carlton Island to prevent her from sinking out of sight. A steam pump was sent for from Oswego thus taking double the time that one could have been procured here in.

-Kingston harbor - vessel arrivals.

-Imports - May 2.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
Rick Neilson
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 4 May 1874