The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 29 Aug 1891

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p.1 Rebellion Was Rife - part two of Robert Fisher's personal account of rebellion of 1837.


The schr. F.F. Cole, Picton, is sunk in Low's cove.

The sloop Jessie cleared last night with salt for Gananoque.

The prop. Dominion and consort Benson will arrive tonight from Chicago with grain.

The str. Lorelei, Capt. D. Murphy, went to Cape Vincent yesterday, in place of the Maud. She stood the gale well.

The prop. Acadia arrived yesterday from Chicago with a large number of passengers.

The str. Princess Louise did not leave until nine o'clock last night on account of the high wind prevailing.

The str. Bon Voyage was windbound at Clayton, last night, and did not arrive here until 7:30 this morning.

Clearances: prop. Seguin, Chicago, light; St. Magnus, Welland, light, for orders; str. Alberta, Cape Vincent, light; schr. Eliza Fisher, Oswego, light.

The str. Algerian remained at her dock last night storm bound and left this morning for Montreal. Her passengers for the west were forwarded by the G.T.R. 3:40 o'clock train.

Within the past couple of weeks the shovellers in the employ of the Montreal Transportation company have been kept very busy handling grain. On several occasions they worked thirty-six hours without sleep.

Arrivals: prop. St. Magnus, Detroit, 36,000 bushels of wheat; tugs Active and Hall and eight barges, Montreal, light; schr. Flora Emma, Toronto, 7,172 bushels wheat; steamyachts Daisy and Vanhorne, Clayton, fishing party; prop. Acadia, passengers and baggage.

The schr. Robert Macdonald arrived last night from Charlotte with flags flying, and a party of sixteen jolly boys on board. The boat has been transformed into a pleasure yacht and the party will cruise on her among the islands.

The First To Go Through - the Rideau Canal was a steamer owned by Robert Drummond.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
Rick Neilson
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 29 Aug 1891