The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), Sept. 11, 1890

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The str. Kathleen is on her last trip to Montreal and Ottawa.

The prop. Niagara is unloading deals at the M.T. Company's dock.

The barge Alice Pacy is unloading phosphate at Richardson's dock.

Reported at Port Dalhousie: S.H. Dunn, Kingston to Astabula, iron ore.

Clearances: schr. Eliza White 2,900 ties, Charlotte; str. Algerian, Montreal.

The tugs Thompson and Walker, with 6 barges arrived last night from Montreal.

The yacht Atalanta, recently damaged by fire at Charlotte, has been taken to Brighton.

The str. Omaha, bound up the Welland canal, ran aground on a mitre sill in the lock, detaining her for some hours.

The str. Algerian on her Saturday trip will go via the Bay of Quinte and the Murray Canal, calling at Belleville and Brighton.

Arrivals: str. Passport, Alexandria Bay; schr. Julia, Fairhaven, coal; prop. Niagara, Manistee, deals; prop. Lake Michigan, Toledo, corn.

Reported at Port Colborne: schr. Homer, Chicago to Kingston, corn; Tecumseh and barge, Collinsby to Serpent Riverl; Emerald, Kingston to Port Elgin.

The str. Annie Laurie was sold by S.B. Hance, Cape Vincent, to J.B. Hicks, of Cleveland for $4000. She will be run between Cleveland and Rocky River.

Capt. Forrester, of the Island Wanderer, says this has been a great season on the Ogdensburg-Alexandria Bay route. He carried more passengers and freight than ever before.

Capt. Sweet, in one sense the pioneer of steamboat travel on the St. Lawrence, established in 1872 the route between Cape Vincent and Alexandria Bay with the James Kelly, (now the Islander) and a little later the route between Clayton and the Bay with the J.F. Maynard, both of which boats Mr. Sweet sold to the St. Lawrence river steamboat company.

The str. Bon Voyage is to be built this winter in Sangatuck for service between Rochester and the Islands. She will have accommodation for 300 cabin passengers, state rooms above and below, promenade on hurricane deck forward and aft, 30 x 30, 3 masts, steam arch from end to end, built with concave sides, engine enclosed in iron and lighted throughout with electricity. The str. Pilgrim, at present on the route, will be thoroughly remodelled.

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British Whig (Kingston, ON), Sept. 11, 1890