The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), 16 Nov 1878

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p.2 The Welland Broken - The schr. Watertown, bound up the canal, carried away one of the head gates at Lock No. 12 this morning.

Change of Time - for str. Hastings on Belleville-Picton route.

-ad - Kingston, Cape Vincent, Garden Island, Wolfe Island and Gananoque Steamboat Line - Maud, Pierrepont, and Geneva - timetable changes - Nov. 15th.

In the Maritime Court of Ontario - case of wages against the schr. Canadian.

p.3 Ferry Line - str. Maud only making one trip to Cape daily.

Phosphate - Large Export - in last two years nearly 10,000 tons of phosphate shipped from Kingston - came to Kingston via Rideau Canal; the Peerless brought over 100 tons on final trip of season from Rideau Lake; a barge being built at Oliver's Ferry of 140 tons capacity. [Perth Courier]

The Rideau Canal - original purpose, present use.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
Rick Neilson
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Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), 16 Nov 1878