The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 11 May 1874

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p.2 W.C. - 9; steamer Benson collided with M.L. Breck which lost jibboom, bowsprit and fore-topmast and fore-rigging.

-Marine Notes - arrivals and departures.

-Gale - Raft Broken - a raft in tow of tug H.A. Calvin broke up off Grafton; 2 rafts under charge of tugs Wellington and Edsall are safe.

-Ashore - Lady Dufferin was ashore at Chicago but got off.

p.3 Missing - a hand from barge Monica of Kingston, while in canal at Montreal, was reported missing by Capt. Baptist Paradis.

-Returning - str. Ada, on U.S. Survey Service.

-The New Steamer - Capt. Chrysler to purchase str. Queen at Quebec, 94' long, 40 h.p., 9-10 m.p.h., to run to Kingston.

-Strike - at Welland Canal is over; men to get $1.37 O up from $1.27.

-Imports - 9.

-Accidental - prop. Lake Erie sprung a leak; brig. Baltimore and sch. Jenkins collided in Canal and the brig was damaged.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 11 May 1874