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

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p.2 W.C. - 2.

-Tenting On the Old Campground - a letter to editor about Buck's Island, 21 miles from Gananoque; mentions John Buck keeper of the lights west of Gananoque, and mentions recent changes to fishing laws.

-The Harbor - arrivals and departures.

-New Tugs - The Chicago and Montreal Forwarding Co. (Coulthurst & Macphie) have purchased a new tug at Buffalo and another at Ogdensburg, to do river service on the abrogation of the Gov't tug line service.

p.3 The Norway - repairs amounted to $3000.

-Broken - a raft of cedar posts being towed from Napanee to Sodus broke up near Oswego.

-Small - a steamer only 15' long with engine and boiler - the Little Fraud.

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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 4 Aug 1874