The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), June 14, 1888

Full Text



The Norseman will begin trips between Rochester and the Thousand Islands on July 14th.

The schr. I.H. Breck has been chartered to carry iron ore to Cleveland. The rate is 65 cents per ton f.o.b.

The prop. Clinton and schrs. Emerald and Grimsby left Portsmouth for Duluth with 1,000 tons railroad iron today.

The steamer Islander is doing a rushing business between Cape Vincent and Alexandria Bay. In her new outfit she is greatly appreciated.

Capt. Ames, of the yacht Merle, has offered to make a race with the Scotch cutter Madge for $250 a side. The challenge will be accepted. The Rochester club desire that it shall take place at Charlotte on the Fourth of July.

On making a deposit of $200 bond the yacht Carleton, seized at Gananoque, has been released. The indictment brought against her was for non-registering, failure to have her boilers inspected, and for not having life-saving apparatus on board.

The prizes offered by the Bay of Quinte Yacht club for the regatta on July 16th will be as follows: Class 1, $80, $40; Class 2, $80, $40; Class 3, $60, $30. The entrance is free, but 10 per cent of the prize money will be deducted from the winners.

Arrivals: schrs. Clara White, Oswego, 123 tons coal; P. Bennett, Oswego, 170 tons coal; D.G. Fort, Chicago, 24,171 bushels of corn; F.L. Wells, Charlotte, 178 tons screenings; E.P. Beals, Chicago, 23,416 bushels corn; prop. Lake Michigan, Oswego, light.

Clearances: props. Alma Monro, Chicago, light; Glengarry, schrs. Gaskin and Glenora, Charlotte, to load coal for Duluth.

p.4 Jumped To Death - man commits suicide off deck of Corinthian in Long Sault rapids.

p.5 Found Floating On Lake - Capt. Shaw of schr. Katie Eccles has heard that body from schr. Blanche was found.

Media Type:
Item Type:
Date of Original:
June 14, 1888
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), June 14, 1888