The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 5 Jun 1891

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The sloop Lia is unloading slabs at Crawford's.

The str. S.F. Colby from Duluth, with wheat, is expected tonight.

The str. Nile and barge Isis arrived from Ottawa last night with timber.

Captain Pearce, with his sailing yacht Mayflower, arrived at Portsmouth yesterday.

The prop. Acacia called last night on her way to Montreal. She passed the whaleback boats on the way down.

The prop. Ocean from Montreal, str. Corinthian from Toronto, and str. Rideau Belle from Ottawa, called here yesterday.

They Are of Value - "shad" or "gaspereaux" fishing near Consecon and Wellington; one seine haul brought 30 cart loads; pressed to produce lubricating oil.

p.3 Point Traverse - May 29th - The steam barge Saxon ran ashore on False Ducks Island in a fog about nine o'clock on the night of the 21st. D.R. Mauck, W. Palmateer, W. Ashley and others assisted the crew to get the barge off after shifting much of the cargo of coal.

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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 5 Jun 1891