The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), 3 May 1875

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p.1 Imports - May 1,3.

-p.2 New Vessel - a schooner building at Redmond's in Picton, 113 x 25 x 10, wire rigging, built of white oak, commanded by Capt. Thomas Wellbanks, who is one of the owners.

-Important Work - The Enlargement of the Canals [Globe]

-The Harbor & the Gale - prop. Dromedary and sch. Wood-duck arrived; sch. Mary Ann arrived having lost canvas and jolly-boat in storm; sch. Miami Belle arrived from Brockville.

p.3 The Canals - Lachine and other St. Lawrence canals were opened today.

-The Gale - ferry steamers were unable to run on Sunday.

-The Cape Route - Maud starts twice daily service to Cape Vincent tomorrow; the Wolfe Island Canal bridge was damaged by gale but will be repaired tomorrow.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), 3 May 1875