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

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p.1 An Old Nuisance Abolished - str. Hero not using whistle, only bell.

An Investigation To Be Held - Captain Thomas Donnelly has been appointed by the government a commissioner under the wrecking salvage act. He has also received instructions from the government to hold an investigation into the loss of the crew belonging to the barge Bavaria. The investigation will take place as soon as things can be got ready.


The schrs. White Oak, Clara White and A. Foster are loading lumber for Oswego.

The steam yacht H.R. Clark, of Alexandria Bay, at Swift's wharf this morning took a fishing party down the canal.

The str. Modjeska is expected to arrive from Montreal this evening. She is a new, iron built steamer from Glasgow, Scotland. She was built for the Toronto and Hamilton line.

Arrivals: schrs. Julia, Charlotte, 250 tons coal; White Oak, Oswego, 356 tons coal; M. Cummings, Chicago, 23,750 bushels corn; John Wesley, Chicago, 22,103 bushels corn.

The dredge belonging to the dry dock contractors arrived yesterday from Quebec. Their tug Gordon also arrived. The machinery which arrived here two weeks ago is being put up. The cofferdam will be placed next week, then it is expected the work will progress rapidly.

A Port Dalhousie despatch says that the following vessels passed up last night: str. Algonquin, Kingston, Port Colborne, light; str. Glengarry and consorts, Charlotte, Port Arthur, coal. Down: str. Scotia and consorts, Manistee, Collinsby, timber; prop. Myles, Duluth, Kingston; St. Magnus, Toledo, Kingston, corn.

General Paragraphs - The steambarge Anglin sunk yesterday at Brewer's Mills with a load of granite. Men are engaged in raising her.

Incidents Of The Day - All the machinery for the search light for the str. St. Lawrence has arrived. It will be put in position tomorrow. It will be tested next week.

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Rick Neilson
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), June 13, 1889