The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), 22 Apr 1875

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p.2 The Navigation - Pierrepont making regular trips to Island and Cape; river and outer harbor are clear, but lake is a dreary desert of ice as far as the telescope can see from lighthouse at Nine-Mile Point; Snake Island light was set up on April 27th, 1872 and this was considered a very late date; there have been no arrivals at Kingston from lake or river yet; str. Norfolk went to Napanee and reports Bay of Quinte clear but Picton's harbor is frozen.

-str. Norseman left Port Hope yesterday for Charlotte.

p.3 Launches - Messrs. Power & Son have launched the harbor tugs Franklin and Mixer, which have been on the ways all winter for repairs, and on Saturday will set the fine new propeller afloat, of which more anon.

April 23, 1875

p.2 The Launch - new prop. can't be launched yet because painting was delayed by weather.

p.3 The Navigation - str. Queen arrived from Gananoque.

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Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), 22 Apr 1875