The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), May 11, 1889

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The tug McArthur coaled at Swift's wharf this morning.

Mr. Waggoner, of this city, an employee on the steamer Persia, had one of his hands badly crushed at Toronto by a box falling upon it.

The str. Chemung ran from Buffalo to Port Huron in 19 hours. The long run up Lake Huron was made in 14 hours and 10 minutes. Her time to Chicago was 20 hours and 30 minutes from the straits, and 54 hours from Buffalo, the fastest on record.

On the trial trip of the new steel steamer Modjeska, for the Hamilton-Toronto route, she ran out to sea and back, a distance of thirty-seven English miles, at a little better than 19 miles per hour. She starts for Canada at once.

Arrivals: tug Eleanor, Cape Vincent, barge City of Kingston in tow; schr. Clara White, Oswego, 126 tons coal; sloop Glad Tidings, Clayton, light; prop. Rhoda Emily, Chicago, 36,500 bushels corn; schr. Eliza White, Charlotte, 225 tons coal; schr. Dudley, Charlotte, 450 tons coal.

p.5 The Fast Chemung

p.8 The Yacht Sappho Was Here

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British Whig (Kingston, ON), May 11, 1889