The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), May 28, 1890

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Mr. Taylor has purchased the steam yacht Mulberry.

The barge Newcombe will load corn in Chicago for Kingston.

The schr. Queen of the Lakes left Toronto yesterday for Port Colborne, light.

Arrivals: tug Thistle, Sacketts Harbour, light; str. E.A. Vanhorne, Clayton, light.

The tug Proctor's wheel became loose off Sodus and was obliged to put in for shelter.

The str. Algonquin arrived at Portsmouth yesterday from Toledo with 71,000 bushels corn.

The tug Jessie Hall cleared last night for Ogdensburg with 3 barges, light to load grain for Montreal.

J. Chabot, general superintendant for the Richelieu and Ontario navigation company, Montreal, is in the city.

The figure head on the new sch. Minnedosa had to be taken off to enable her to get through the canal safely.

The schr. Montcalm, coal laden, ran ashore at Ford River, Green Bay and is out 2 feet. She is being lightened.

The schr. Grantham while sailing up the Detroit river the other day got aground. The accident will cost the owners $200.

The str. Norseman ran into the schr. Jessie McDonald at Charlotte Sunday, carrying away her forerigging. A hole was stove in the Norseman's side.

The schr. Von Straubenzie, Toledo to Garden Island with timber and the str. Glengarry, Toledo to Kingston with corn passed Port Colborne yesterday afternoon.

The str. Celtic has reached Duluth with a large quantity of goods in bond for Northwestern Manitoba trading posts. Some of it is consigned to Fort McMurray, N.W.T. and some to Chippewian, Lake Athabasca. The latter post is about 2,500 miles north west from Duluth. It will take nearly all the year for some of the cargo to reach its destination. It will be transported by birch canoes and on men's backs from Medicine Hat.

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Rick Neilson
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), May 28, 1890