The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 7 Aug 1876

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p.2 Important Seizure - Canadian vessels getting sails and rigging repaired in American ports and not paying duties; sch. Cambria seized at Montreal on way to Liverpool. [Gananoque Reporter]

Marine - arrivals and departures.

Quick Trip - sch. Pacific of Cobourg, Capt. James Ewart, arrived at London, England from N.Y. in 25 days.

p.3 Freights - last week freights were 4 3/4 cents for wheat from Chicago to Lake Ontario ports, 3 years ago it was 20-30 cents, now a great increase in number of boats and railroad competition has increased.

Reflectors - on City Hall clock are not effective.

Oswego Belle - had over 200 passengers on trip down river.

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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 7 Aug 1876