The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), May 13, 1889

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p.1 In Annual Session - Lake Yacht Racing Association at Rochester.



Shipping on the upper lakes is very dull.

The steamer Thompson arrived from Cornwall with barges, light.

J. Magillivray has been appointed engineer of the steamer Island Queen.

The schr. Wawanosh is loading railroad iron at Gunn's wharf, for Windsor.

The steamer Glengarry and consort were expected to arrive today from Toledo with corn.

The prop. Glengarry and consort passed down this morning on their way to Montreal.

Yesterday the steamer Persia passed up for St. Catharines, and the steamer Ocean for Montreal.

The new yacht built by Rocksellow & Forsyth, Oswego, is called the Fleda, and her owners expect great things of her.

It is reported that the owners of the schr. Clara Youell have contracted to carry 20,000 tons of coal for the Conger coal company, Toronto, this season.

The steamer Hero left the city for Portsmouth on Saturday evening. She was to have been hauled out on P. Mitchell's ways today. Her seams need caulking.

Capt. Ellis and Walter Allen, Clayton, have purchased the steam yacht E.A. Van Horne. She is to be put in first-class condition for charter for fishing or pleasure parties.

Two steam pumps are at work on the schr. G.C. Finney, sunk at White Rock, with good prospects of getting her into port. The Finney, undoubtedly, was run on the beach, after her crew was unable to keep her free.

The tug Jessie Hall, with four grain laden barges, met the tug Glyde with four light barges at Prescott. The Glyde returned to Montreal and the Jessie Hall arrived in the city on Saturday evening.

Arrivals: schr. Mary Ann Lydon, Cleveland, 500 tons coal; schr. B.W. Folger, Oswego, 250 tons coal; schr. Cornelius, Clayton, light; tug Charlie Ferris, Oswego, light; prop. Celtic, Charlotte, light; schr. C. Gearing, Oswego, 150 tons coal; prop. Alma Munro, Chicago, 8,500 bush. corn; schr. Annie M. Foster, Oswego, 150 tons coal; schr. Eliza Fisher, Oswego, light; schr. Julia, Oswego, 215 tons coal; schr. H. Dudley, Charlotte, 430 tons coal.

Struck By Railway Iron - while unloading barge Jet at Gunn's wharf, a hook broke, and rail struck Henry Burke, of Portsmouth, hurt back and foot.

Personal Mention - Capt. E. Beaupre, Kingston, representing the Thousand Island Steamboat Company in the capacity of passenger agent, has left on a trip as far west as St. Paul.

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British Whig (Kingston, ON), May 13, 1889