The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), 27 Mar 1876

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p.3 Loaded With Ice - sch. White Oak eighth to be loaded at Garden Island this winter.

Whiggings - str. City of Sandusky, lying at Port Stanley, burned; sch. William Elgin lost part of rigging and foremast.

- The Messrs. Main Bros. are putting two ballast tanks in Oswego Belle, will hold 17 tons of water, for trim. [Napanee Beaver]

March 28, 1876

p.2 City Council - discuss Welland Canal opening on Sundays.

-a new light house and life-saving station to be built at Tawas Point.

[Oswego Palladium]

p.3 Penny Wisdom - rumored that gov't to house two lighthouses off Prince Edward shore.

Shipping - schooners Dashing Wave, Adirondoc, G.C. Mixer and James Wade to be sold. [Ogdensburg Journal]

March 29, 1876

p.3 Death of An Old Resident - Mrs. Cousins was a survivor of the Shamrock explosion in Lachine Canal in 1842.

Currency - the schooner Fearless which was wrecked late last fall outside the eastern gap, Toronto, went to pieces during the last storm.

March 30, 1876

p.2 -attempt to recover the barges which were driven ashore at Long Point, Lake Erie last fall and settled. [Oswego Palladium]

p.3 Freights - freights will be up. [St. Kitts News]

March 31, 1876

p.2 Canada's Early Marine - mentions briefly Frontenac, Queen Charlotte and Sir James Kempt.

Sunday Work In Canals - four letters to editor, one signed Ship-owner, one signed Lewis Middleton; all four are against Sunday work.

p.3 Ferry Rates - reduced at Prescott to ten cents.

Sunday Canalling - people against council vote favoring Sunday work.

A Better - sch. Denmark loading with ice.

April 1, 1876

p.3 The Rowing Club - meeting held.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), 27 Mar 1876