The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 30 Aug 1878

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p.3 The New Steamer - The new steamer, which has been building at Cape Vincent during the summer, was launched last Saturday morning. The steamer is not named yet. As soon as her engine can be put in she will leave for the Ohio river. Judging from her appearance, she will be a fast one. We are informed that she looks very much like the Geneva.

Still Aground - A telegram from Alexandria Bay last evening says: The Admiral tonight looks as one forsaken, the revenue cutter Manhattan having given her up. It is said it is the intention of the owners to employ some wrecking boat from Kingston, and by filling boats with water and running them under the Admiral, then pumping the water out of the boats, thus lifting the Admiral off the shoal. The only way they will be able to get her off is by lifting her in some such manner.

Pleasure Party - on str. Marquis of Lorne.

Sailing - row boats used at Clayton.[Watertown Times]

Marine - M.T. Co. - The arrivals are: J.A. Noyes, Chicago, 18,023 bush wheat; Northern, Detroit, 19,370 bush do; Craftsman, Toledo, 18,045 bush do; tug Glide, from Oswego with barge Cayuga, 479 tons of coal, and Oswego, 564 tons do. The tug Bronson arrived with five barges, light, and left with the barges Dalhousie, 16,200 bush of wheat; Kinghorn, 18,500 bush of do; Glengarry, 15,200 bush of wheat and corn; Advance, 11,500 bush of do; and the tug barges, coal laden.

Holcomb & Stewart's - The arrivals are: schr. Stewart, Toledo, 15,000 bush of corn; Erie Belle, Toledo, 17,800 bush of wheat; prop. Celtic lightened 4,000 bush of wheat and proceeded to Montreal. The H.A. Calvin left with the following: barges Mona, 18,000 bush of corn; Alice Pacey, 16,500 bush of do.

Swift's - Steamers passing: Corsican, from Montreal; Algerian, Hamilton; Cuba, Toronto; Armenia, Prescott; Celtic, St. Catherines; St. Albans, Ogdensburg; and Magnet, Charlotte.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 30 Aug 1878