The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 22 Sep 1891

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p.1 The Richelieu Navigation Co. - At a meeting of the directors of the Richelieu Navigation company held in Montreal on Saturday last, the expediency of placing large steamers on the line to run between Toronto and Prescott to connect there with suitable steamers through the islands and rapids to Montreal was discussed, and the general manager was instructed to procure models for that purpose without delay.

Incidents of the Day - The tug Chieftain pulled the schr. Two Brothers off the shoal at Green Island. The boat is uninjured.

General Paragraphs - Davis & Son have been awarded the contract of rebuilding the schr. Jessie Breck, purchased by Mr. Thompson, Toronto. She will be ready for the lakes at the lapse of six weeks.

Arrivals: steamer Alert, Clayton, passengers; str. B.W. Blanchard, Duluth, 41,000 bush. wheat; schr. American Union, Chicago, 33,000 bush. rye; str. Alberta, Cape Vincent, 2,449 boxes cheese.

Departures: prop. Denver, Oswego, light; schr. American Union, Oswego, light; prop. Alberta, Cape Vincent, light; prop. Van Horne, Alexandria Bay, light; tug Charley Ferris, Oswego, light; schr. Hanlan, Oswego, light.

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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 22 Sep 1891