The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), Nov. 25, 1884

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p.3 Portsmouth Marine Notes - The tug H.A. Calvin arrived at Portsmouth yesterday, with five barges from Montreal. The Marquis of Lorne is laid up, and the barge Alabama is on the ways for repairs. The tug Traveller is on her way to Portsmouth from Montreal, with four barges. In a few weeks the barges of this company will be in winter quarters.

Incidents Of The Day - The members of the Oswego yacht club come out in style. They have adopted a club scarf-pin, consisting of a blue ring, the size of an ordinary finger-ring, extending across which is a miniature club flag, with the letter "O" in the centre.


Captain Donnelly telegraphed last night that the prop. Cuba, sunk opposite Alexandria Bay, was pumped out but still aground. Her cargo will be lightened today.

In two hours after Vice-Consul Folger asked the Collector of Customs at Cape Vincent for permission to send aid to the prop. Cuba it was granted, and the request had to be granted through the U.S. government.

The revenue cutter Bibb has tied up the steamer Ontario at Clayton for a violation of revenue laws. The Ontario undertook to tow a schooner from Clayton to Morristown without a tug license or the engineer having his required papers.

The steamer Utica arrived from Gananoque yesterday, en route to Deseronto. During the summer she ran between Gananoque and Clayton. The Deseronto will take her place on this route for the balance of the season and she will run between Deseronto and Picton.

Police Court - 25 Frenchmen worked all season for K. & M.F. Co. and M.T. Co. barges, cause disturbance at G.T.R. depot.

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British Whig (Kingston, ON), Nov. 25, 1884