The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 14 May 1877

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p.3 Gone - ocean vessel Garden Island left for Montreal in tow of Garden Island.

Marine Notes -

Portsmouth Shipping - yacht Cruiser and tug McArthur.

May 15, 1877

p.2 Canadian Summary - str. Star with cargo of lumber sunk on Ottawa River.

p.3 Marine -

W.W. - Arabia first to arrive at Chicago from Lake Ontario.

May 16, 1877

p.2 Canadian Summary - Toronto harbor is silting in.

p.3 Declined - Belleville declined Strange's challenge, objecting to shifting of ballast.

Ashore - tug Elfin and 4 barges going down river, tug's machinery breaks down at Galops Rapids, barges are ashore.

A Skiff Squadron - between Sly's Rapids and Richey's Locks.

W.W. - new shaft for str. Hastings weighs over 7,000 lbs.

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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 14 May 1877