The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 10 Jun 1891

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p.1 General Paragraphs - The schr. Annie M. Peterson carries wheat to Kingston at a very low rate.

The str. John A. Macdonald, called after the late premier, and owned by the Calvin company, Garden Island, has always been known as a lucky boat. Her luck is changed, and now she is high and dry on Lachine Lake. She was towing a raft when the mishap occurred. The str. H.A. Calvin went to her assistance today.


The prop. Persia and strs. Corinthian and Algerian called here today.

Richardson & Son are loading phosphate into the barge William for Montreal.

Clearances: sloop Lorraine, Cape Vincent, lumber; schr. Acacia, Sodus Point, light.

The barge Manitowac arrived at Portsmouth yesterday in tow of the str. D.M. Wilson, from Chicago, with corn.

The str. Nightingale will bring an excursion from Clayton tomorrow, and the str. Island Queen another from Ogdensburg and Brockville, while the population of Gananoque will be here en masse.

The S.S. Campana will arrive here in a few days. Smith & Keighly, of the Canada Lake Superior transit company, which owns the steamship, have written to W. McCammon, harbor master, asking for a chart of the harbor for the use of Capt. McNab. There being no charts in existence a plan of the harbor with the shoals marked will be forwarded.

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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
Rick Neilson
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 10 Jun 1891