The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), 20 Sep 1875

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p.1 Imports - 17, 18.

-Phosphate Working - 750 tons of phosphate shipped by Rideau Canal. [Perth Courier]

p.2 W.C. - 18.

-sch. Mowbray bringing nitro-glycerine to be used in harbor blasting operations.

-The Lakes - corn from Chicago to Kingston at 5¢; many disasters in gale on Lake Michigan.

-More Iron - for K. & P. R.R. on schooners Peerless and Carveth.

-The Rowing Races - details given.

p.3 Swifts Wharf - steamers calling.

-The Bay Route - Geneva replaces Rochester temporarily.

-The Lives of Travellers - rules and regulations passed by Board of Steamboat Inspectors now in effect, respecting life boats, fire extinguishers, etc.

-sch. Corsican from Port Colborne to Toledo in 22 hours.

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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
Rick Neilson
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Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), 20 Sep 1875