The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), Dec. 1, 1890

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The schr. Hanlan has gone into winter quarters.

The barge Kinghorn is unloading wheat at Richardson's.

The schr. Polly M. Rodgers is insured for $6,000 through Smith, Davis & Co., Buffalo.

The Grand Trunk is behind with its 64 cars required to unload the prop. St. Magnus.

The tugs Thompson, Hall and Glide arrived yesterday afternoon from Montreal with 12 barges. They will go into winter quarters here.

Mr. Jones' well-known sailing skiff Choctaw, the fastest on the St. Lawrence, was raffled at Gananoque recently and won by R.G. Harvey, Brockville.

The schr. B.W. Folger arrived last night from Oswego with coal for Swift's. She is now unloading and when finished, will lay up after a fine season's work.

The str. Van Horne has been hauled out for the winter at Slate's Shipyard on Grindstone Island. She will receive a thorough overhauling during the winter and have a new Skinner & Arnold upright boiler next season.

The following crafts have been laid up at Belleville: tugs Sir John and E. Bonar; strs. Cosetta and Annie Gilbert; schrs. D. Freeman, Bullock, Rainbow, Restless, and Friend; scows Sovereign, Empress and Hattie Ann. The government dredge Ontario and 2 scows belonging to the dredge are also in the harbour.

He Dropped Seventeen Feet - Engineer Barton of the tug Hall fell head-first into hold of barge Eagle - details.

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British Whig (Kingston, ON), Dec. 1, 1890