The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 9 Jun 1874

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p.2 City Council - a communication from Dep't of Public Works, Ottawa, asking for a return of amounts spent by private companies or municipalities on piers or other improvements in Kingston harbor.

- a petition of Mr. C.F. Gildersleeve to fill up the shallow water alongside his wharf at foot of Queen St., as it is done on the opposite side, by permission to Mr. E. Berry.

- Bylaw - the draft of the proposed act to enable the Corporation to close up a part of Union St. and water slip for the purpose of a graving dock was presented and read.

-Marine News - arrivals and departures.

p.3 Steam Whistle - complaining of prop. blowing for 1 hour in fog.

-Wharf Extension - Welland Canal enlargement will mean larger vessels coming to Kingston; wharves are already as long as allowed by city ordinances.

-Imports - 8.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 9 Jun 1874