The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 24 Nov 1874

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p.2 The Gale - water rose on Lake Erie about 6-7 feet and burst lock of Welland Canal at Port Colborne; "Three vessels entered the canal without locking at the Port Colborne end, which has never been accomplished before."

-Sunk - Last night in the violence of the gale, the old steamer America, of Messrs. Calvin & Breck, sank at Messrs. Davidson, Doran & Co.'s wharf. She had been put on the superannuation list, and the engines were being taken out of her.

-Racing Boat - Mr. A. McCorkell is building a racing gig for single pair of sculls on the English pattern.

-Imports - 23.

p.3 The Harbor - arrivals and departures.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
Rick Neilson
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 24 Nov 1874