The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), June 12, 1889

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p.1 What They Went About - bridge being built down river that interferes with rafts; Leslie and Calvin to Ottawa.

Curious Accident - Capt. William J. Trinton got overcoat entangled in windlass, crushed; master of str. Oneoka of Cleveland.

Capt. Thomas Donnelly will hold an investigation into the loss of the barge Bavaria.


The schr. Idlewild left yesterday for Prescott with a load of peas.

The barge Oscar cleared last night for Montreal with 10,000 bushels peas.

J.B. Tett's barges arrived yesterday from Ottawa with lumber for Breck & Booth.

The steamer John Haggart arrived last evening from Perth with passengers and freight.

It is denied that there is any prospect of a break in the Cornwall canal. It is perfectly sound.

Breck & Booth have chartered the prop. Foley and two consorts to carry 2,500 tons of coal from Charlotte to Milwaukee.

The steamer Alexandria leaves for Trenton at 4 a.m. on Saturday, having been engaged for an excursion party up the bay.

The following steamers called at Swift's since yesterday: Passport, from Toronto; Persia, from St. Catharines; Celtic, from Hamilton.

Arrivals: schr. Westside, Chicago, 20,723 bush. corn; schr. C. Gearing, Oswego, 147 tons coal; schr. Eliza Allen, Charlotte, 260 tons coal.

The schr. Annie Falconer cleared from Toronto for Sandusky, where she will load for Kingston. Capt. W. Dandy received a new hat from the Ontario Coal Co., Toronto.

Arrivals at Portsmouth: schr. John Wesley, Chicago, 22,000 bush. corn; M.J. Cummings, Chicago, 23,000 bush. corn. Departures: prop. Foley with schr. King, Chicago, light; schr. R. Dowd, Oswego, light.

p.2 The schr. Bavaria, Capt. Duncan McDonald, is again in the timber trade.

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British Whig (Kingston, ON), June 12, 1889