The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 9 Sep 1891

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p.1 General Paragraphs - The str. Marquis of Lorne took a large number of the asylum patients out for a spin about the harbor this afternoon.


The prop. Argonaut has been chartered to carry wheat from Chicago to Kingston at 4 1/2 cents per bushel.

The steambarge Lothair, water-logged on Georgian Bay, is on her way to Detroit. One steam pump keeps her afloat.

The rumor afloat in Montreal was that the str. Alexandria had burst her boilers and killed thirteen passengers. The steamer reached Montreal safely last evening.

The steamers Spartan and Corsican will be tied up here next week, and the Algerian and Passport will continue making tri-weekly trips after Sept. 16th, and until Oct. 1st.

The tug J.R. Booth arrived yesterday from Ottawa with three barges containing a million feet of deals. The lumber was transhipped here into the prop. Clinton and her consorts, Grimsby and Lisgar, for Detroit.

The schr. Persia loaded stone last week at the penitentiary dock and cleared Sunday night for Toronto. She foundered at Point Petre light, Monday night, but fortunately all hands were saved including the captain, David O'Hagan. She was owned by D.W. Allison, M.P.

Arrivals: tug Walker and consort Minnedosa, Detroit, 61,000 bushels wheat; tug Active and three barges, Montreal, light; str. Nile and barge, Ottawa, lumber; str. Armenia, Deseronto, cement; schr. Annie Falconer, Charlotte, 377 tons coal; schr. Fiat, 1,173 boxes cheese.

Clearances: tug Walker and consorts Kildonan and Minnedosa, Port Arthur, light; tug Active and five barges, Montreal, grain; str. Glengarry and consorts, Charlotte, light; str. Armenia and barges, Deseronto, lumber; str. Nile, Clayton, lumber; sloop Laura, Cape Vincent, lumber and shingles.

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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 9 Sep 1891