The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 1 Mar 1878

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p.3 Indeed - Belleville City Council wants coal delivered by water instead of by rail, to provide more jobs.

March 2, 1878

p.3 Loading Ice - in several of Garden Island fleet.

March 4, 1878

p.2 The Welland Canal Strike - an editorial.

p.3 W.W. - the yacht Pioneer of Napanee to be cut in two, to be lengthened 18', will now be 70' long.

March 5, 1878


March 6, 1878


March 7, 1878

p.2 ten striking labourers at Welland canal arrested.

p.3 harbor open a day or two, ferry steamers fitting out.

The Harbour - Navigation In Sight - Rotten Ice - The Steamers Moving - ships loading with ice at Garden Island.

p.4 ad for H. Cunningham - yacht and boat builder (with drawing of sailing yacht).

March 8, 1878

p.2 some Welland Canal strikers back to work.

p.3 Navigation - opening days for Pierepont 1873-1877.

New Boat - of Gordon & Sheppe - 60 x 2, boiler description and engine work by D. McEwen & Son, Kingston.

What's This? - about above boat.

March 9, 1878

p.3 Vessel Sale - schr. Nellie Hunter sold to J. Brokenshire for $5,800.

Loading Ice - schr. White Oak, Capt. Dix.

Again Running - Pierrepont.

W.W. - schooners Polly Rodgers and L.S. Hammond loaded with ice at Clayton.

March 11, 1878

p.3 W.W. - rumor that steamer Southern Belle (nee Rothesay Castle) to run to Cobourg in opposition to Norseman.

The Harbour - almost clear of ice.

March 12, 1878

p.4 Canal Enlargement - Lachine Canal.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 1 Mar 1878