The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 23 May 1891

Full Text



The barge McCarthy was launched today after two days repairs.

The str. Nile and barge Isis passed here today with lumber for Deseronto.

The tug Hall with seven barges, grain laden, leaves tonight for Montreal.

The schr. Julia cleared last evening, light, for Oswego. She will load there with coal.

The prop. Alma Munro lightened 8,000 bushels wheat today from Chicago and proceeded to Montreal.

Yesterday afternoon the prop. Veronica, on a shoal for several days, was released after being lightened.

The str. Armenia is busy carrying hydraulic cement for the works in connection with the enlargement of the St. Lawrence canal.

Capt. F.M. Anderson, Mexico, takes command of the str. Geneva laid up at Oswego. After fitting out the first trip of the Geneva will be to Sodus Bay.

It was the intention of the Richelieu & Ontario navigation company to compound the engines of the str. Corsican, but the order has been countermanded.

The Minnedosa and Kildonan will be here tomorrow from Duluth with grain in tow of the tug Thompson and after lightening will leave for Montreal.

The trial trip of the str. Islander took place yesterday and showed that she is in good shape for the summer season. Every thing about her is as neat as a new pin.

Clearances: str. Veronica, Charlotte, light; schr. Kate Eccles, Belleville, light; sloop Reno, Clayton, light; schr. Picton, Deseronto, light; schr. Julia, Picton, light.

Arrivals: tug Hall and six barges, Montreal, light; tug J.A. Walker with schrs. Glenora and Gaskin in tow, Port Arthur, wheat; schr. Eliza White, Sodus Point, 300 tons coal.

May 25, 1891

not published

Media Type:
Item Type:
Date of Publication:
23 May 1891
Local identifier:
Language of Item:
Geographic Coverage:
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
Rick Neilson
Creative Commons licence:
pd [more details]
Copyright Statement:
Public domain: Copyright has expired according to the applicable Canadian or American laws. No restrictions on use.
Maritime History of the Great Lakes
WWW address
Powered by / Alimenté par VITA Toolkit

My favourites lets you save items you like, tag them and group them into collections for your own personal use. Viewing "My favourites" will open in a new tab. Login here or start a My favourites account.

British Whig (Kingston, ON), 23 May 1891