The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 2 Apr 1877


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p.2 The Rideau Canal - letter to editor.

p.3 The Harbor - clear water at 4-Mile Point and Penitentiary Shoal.

The N.T. Line - to run through Kingston channel and bypass Cape Vincent.

April 3, 1877

p.2 Canadian Summary - work on Lachine Canal slowed by dam in section #6 breaking.

p.3 Yachting - T. Robertson has launched his yacht.

April 4, 1877

p.2 Opening of Navigation - The schooner Woodduck has arrived at Frenchman's Bay from Port Nelson with a cargo of wheat for Messrs. W. & J. Spink. The scow Industry cleared with a cargo of cordwood for Toronto. The lights on the piers were lighted for the first time this season last night. The harbor is now clear of ice.

p.3 The Ferry - Pierrepont to try to run tomorrow.

Board of Trade - petition from shipping men asking that timber and staves, upon which tolls are paid in the Welland Canal, be allowed to pass down the St. Lawrence free of further taxation.


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Date of Publication:
2 Apr 1877
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KN.13275
Language of Item:
English
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
Donor:
Rick Neilson
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 2 Apr 1877