The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 10 Oct 1874

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p.2 The Navigation - There is a heavy blow today, but the steamers are not prevented from proceeding on their regular trips. Those delayed up the lake by Thursday's gale have passed downwards.

Arrived Up - The steamer Rothsay Castle, rebuilt at Quebec since her burning last year, arrived up today en route westward. She is a splendid boat in her new form.

A Loss - The schr. Centurion went down about 20 miles south west of the Main Ducks, and will prove a total loss. She had about 130 tons of iron ore on board.

The Harbor - Jas. Swift & Co. - Arrived - str. Spartan, Montreal; prop. City of St. Catharines, do.; str. Picton, do.; prop. Canada, Hamilton; str. Passport, do.; str. Rothsay Castle, Quebec.

Jones & Millar - Arrived - barges Magnet and Cignet, Noble's Bay, 220 tons phosphate; barge Rapid left for Montreal with 100,000 ft. lumber, 4,500 p. staves and 5,000 bush. wheat.

p.3 Capt. Carroll, formerly of the str. Bay of Quinte, is now in command of the steamer Shannon, up the Bay.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
Rick Neilson
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 10 Oct 1874