The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 12 Apr 1877

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p.2 Navigation - Opening of Welland Canal - Port Dalhousie April 12th - M.L. Breck the first vessel to leave harbor, a list of 32 steamers and vessels laid up at Port Dalhousie.

p.3 Running - str. Junita from Clayton to Gananoque.

The First Arrival - at Hamilton was schr. Oriental of Garden Island, Capt. Malone.

Going Away - Mr. McPhie, representative of St. Lawrence Forwarding Co., moving to Montreal.

First In - schr. S. & J. Collier with wheat from Toronto.

April 13, 1877

p.2 Fish Breeding - Newcastle Fish Breeding Establishment - costs (almost two full columns).

p.3 Marine - schooners Prince Alfred and Brooklyn leaving.

-str. Hiawatha started first trip to Wallaceburg on St. Clair River on Saturday.

April 14, 1877

p.3 Marine - sch. Homeward Bound launched from Marine Railway, almost rebuilt, to be replaced by sch. Jessie Macdonald.

- sailors wages opening up, all the way from $1 to $1.50.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 12 Apr 1877