The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 22 Jun 1878

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p.3 Wrecking - Senator Conkling has introduced a Bill in U.S. Senate providing that Canadian vessels may render assistance to other Canadian vessels in distress in United States waters, provided that a similar privilege be granted to American vessels in Canadian waters.

The New Fish - shad or allewives.

- more on Hanlan -

W.W. - sunken barge Robin loaded with steel rails at Portsmouth.

Marine - Messrs. Holcomb & Stewart's men are the only ones that have been doing business of any account during the past few days. The arrivals are: schooner Niagara, from Kincardine, 1,600 (sic) bushels of wheat; prop. Cuba, Toronto, 20,000 bush corn; schrs. Rising Star, Chicago, 18,200 bush corn; Montpelier, Chicago, 20,000 bush do; Elvina, do, 18,500 do; prop. Zealand, do, 4,500 do. Departures: This morning the steamer Hiram left with the following barges for Montreal: Star No. 1, 20,500 bush of corn; Eagle, 21,000 do; Mona, 18,000 do, do; Minnie, 14,000 do, do; Lark, 20,000 do, do; Fortune, 13,000 do., do; Alice Pacy, 17,000 do wheat; prop. Zealand, 15,000 bush of corn.

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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 22 Jun 1878