The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 17 Dec 1877

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p.2 Toronto - schr. Queen of the Lakes, coal laden, arrived this morning, being the last vessel expected to arrive this season. She endeavored to make this port a fortnight ago, but loosing her main boom and centre board had to put back to Charlotte for repairs.

p.3 Fine Wharf - being built by A. Gunn & Co. on McCorkell's premises.

W.W. - Capt. W.J. Vincent, of Clayton, of the schr. Belle Mitchell, running between Chicago and Oswego, made six round trips during the past year, and claims to have cleared $3,000 for the vessel owners.

-The Cape Vincent Eagle says that the following vessels have laid up at Sacketts Harbour for the winter: Typo, Itasca, Nellie Wilder, Dewey, G.C. Houghton and the Eveleigh. Most of these vessels are still loaded with wheat. There are in all about 126,000 bushels of wheat at Sacketts, all of which is consigned to a prominent grain firm in Watertown.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 17 Dec 1877