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

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The schr. Singapore is loading barley at Coles.

The scow Woodduck is unloading bunchwood at Crawfords.

The prop. Glengarry and tug Active have gone into winter quarters at the M.T. company's dock.

The prop. Armenia left yesterday with another load of cement for Cornwall to be used at the canal there.

The barge H.R. Newcomb, light, ashore at Nine Mile Point is insured for $24,428. She is high on the beach.

The Kingston Wrecking Company has purchased the Polly M. Rogers and cargo. Steam pumps and a diver were sent to the wreck today.

The yacht Gracie was hauled out today for the winter after a season in which she has afforded much pleasure to the party of gentlemen who used her.

The barge Mohawk, in tow with the ill-fated Polly M. Rogers, arrived safely at Brockville with coal for the C.P.R. The captain describes the storm as a most terrific one. Large waves washed over the deck several times, sweeping away everything before them.

The Rochester, Thousand Island & Ogdensburg navigation company, recently incorporated in Michigan, is building a passenger steamer to run between Charlotte and Oswego, Kingston and St. Lawrence river ports next summer. The new boat will be 170' long by 33' beam, and will be equipped with compound engines and all modern appliances to secure safety, speed and comfort.

General Paragraphs - The barges Dakota and Beauport are unloading salt at Swifts wharf.

The prop. St. Magnus, from Fort William, with wheat, arrived last night.

The prop. Ocean is at St. Catharines, where she is being docked for examination before going into winter quarters.

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Rick Neilson
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), Nov. 28, 1890