The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), May 20, 1885

Full Text



The schr. Elgin is loading coal at Charlotte for Swift.

The schr. B.W. Folger has arrived with coal for Swift.

The schr. Pensaukee, from Chicago, is lightening 39,229 bushels of corn.

The steam barge Clinton arrived yesterday afternoon from Toronto en route to Montreal.

Col. Hance's steamyacht Annie Laurie is in Powers ship-yard receiving extensive repairs.

The steambarge Free Mason came up the river to Gananoque yesterday with a raft for T.S. Moffatt.

The yacht Katie Grey has received new frames, and a new cabin and will come out almost a new boat.

J. McCoombs, ex-president of the Seamen's Union, is acting as second mate of the schr. D.G. Fost (sic - Fort ?), of Oswego.

The American channel, blocked with ice for days, is now navigable. Yesterday the prop. Nassau passed down it.

On Monday the Maud makes two trips a day to Cape Vincent, leaving the city at 7:30 a.m., and 3:30 p.m.

The steamer Princess Louise went to Parrott's Bay this morning. She tows Capt. Rothwell's new steambarge to the city.

The tug Cariboo and barges, light from Montreal, arrived yesterday en route to Oswego. The barges load coal for Montreal.

The schr. Pinafore, of Chaumont Bay, is on Davis' dry dock. She is to be caulked all over, receive a new rudder and be painted.

The schr. Dudley arrived this morning from Brockville. Her cargo is being furnished at Richardson's dock previous to sailing for Oswego.

On Saturday the crew of the schr. Oriental (two mates and three men) left the vessel because the owners refused $1.25 per day in wages. They were offered $1 per day.

Media Type:
Item Type:
Date of Original:
May 20, 1885
Local identifier:
Language of Item:
Rick Neilson
Copyright Statement:
Public domain: Copyright has expired according to the applicable Canadian or American laws. No restrictions on use.
Maritime History of the Great Lakes
WWW address
Powered by / Alimenté par VITA Toolkit

My favourites lets you save items you like, tag them and group them into collections for your own personal use. Viewing "My favourites" will open in a new tab. Login here or start a My favourites account.

British Whig (Kingston, ON), May 20, 1885