The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), Sept. 6, 1887

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p.1 Fire On The Spartan - A short time after leaving Kingston, on Sunday morning last, fire was discovered by the captain amongst the woodwork around the smoke staff. He at once promptly extinguished it before any damage was done. Between two and three in the afternoon, while going through Lake St. Francis flames were again seen to issue forth from the woodwork, but these were soon put out by means of an extinguisher. Had it not been for the precautions and active supervision by Captain Irvine and purser Grange, a very serious disaster would have occurred. The Magnet takes the place of the Spartan for a few days.



The str. Magnet takes the place of the str. Spartan for a few days.

The schr. yacht Glenora, from Picton, reached here yesterday and returned today.

The yacht Dauntless, owned by D. Pitceathly, of Belleville, touched here yesterday afternoon on her way to Alexandria Bay. There were on board Messrs. D. Pitceathly, D.B. Robertson and J.W. Johnson, of Belleville, and D.E.K. Stewart and R.J. Gray, of Madoc. They reported a fine trip since they left Belleville on Saturday.

Arrivals: schr. Sylvester Neelon, Chicago, 22,680 bush. wheat; prop. Reliance, Fairhaven, light; schr. Nellie Hunter, Toronto, 12,000 bush. wheat; schr. Suffel, Toronto, 16,000 bushels wheat; schr. F.F. Cole, Olcott, fruit.

Boyton In The Water - Exhibit at Kingston - demonstrating inflatable suit in harbor.

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Rick Neilson
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), Sept. 6, 1887