The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), 8 Nov 1875

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p.2 A Rough Time - str. Frances Smith on Lake Superior had to throw over board 50 head of cattle during storm on 30th and 31st.

-Docked - Corsican is at Ogdensburg with 2 large rocks through hull.

-Those Rails - tug Wren arrived last evening with 4 barges - 3 were loaded with rails for temporary lodgement at the K.P. wharf.

-Swifts Wharf - steamers calling.

-the Lifeboat Station for Toronto harbor is progressing, to cost $5000 and be ready by March 1.

-295 vessels cleared from Mill Pt. for U.S. ports during season.

-The sch. Oliver Mowat, after lightening, got off on Friday.

-prop. America, under seizure at Montreal, cut chain and left for Toronto.

-The New Boat - to be 130 x 23, stock almost all taken up. [Gan. Reporter]

-Imports - 5,6.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
Rick Neilson
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Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), 8 Nov 1875