The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 4 May 1877

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p.3 Shooting the Rapids - The Lachine Rapids were run for the first time without aid of steam. Pilot Baptiste shot them with an American Canal boat which, being loaded, could not get to Montreal any other way. The boat was propelled by 4 pairs of sweeps, and the passage was made most successfully.

Marine Notes - arrivals and departures.

- The schooners Emerald, Fanny Campbell and Albatross arrived at Collinsby yesterday from Toledo, and the season's work of the Collins' Bay Rafting Company has set in with vigor.

The Thousand Islands - being bought up.

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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
Rick Neilson
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 4 May 1877