Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), 7 Jul 1875
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p.2 W.C. - 6.
-Dull Times - harbor tug Lady Franklin laid up for lack of business.
-steam barge D.R. Van Allen laid up at Chatham to await better times.
-brig Henry Rooney, Capt. Milligan, made quickest trip on record for sailing craft through Welland Canal from Port Dalhousie to Port Colborne in 12 hours 20 minutes.
-ad - Excursion to Picton on str. Rochester.
p.3 The Season - shipping business is discouraging.
-Ashore - This morning a message reached port to the effect that the propeller (sic) China, a comparatively new lake boat, was ashore at the Ducks. One of Messrs. Calvin & Breck's tug steamers went to her assistance promptly. She is not in a bad state, as the weather since yesterday has been very calm.
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- Rick Neilson
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Maritime History of the Great Lakes