The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 26 Oct 1891

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p.1 General Paragraphs - Sir Hector, a large dredge owned by the Connolly Bros., arrived today from Quebec in tow of the tug Beaver.

p.4 Lake George Channel Clear - Sault Ste. Marie, Oct. 26th - At 11 a.m. yesterday the wreckers on the Peck succeeded in pumping out the hold sufficiently to cause her to rise and swing into the channel with the assistance of tugs. The Favorite towed her to the lower entrance of Lake George Flats.


Clearances: prop. Myles cleared for the lakes; tug Hall, Montreal, three barges, wheat; steambarge Africa, Goderich, light; tug Thompson, Montreal, three barges; prop. Canada lightened 8,000 bushels wheat for Montreal; steambarge Nile, Clayton, lumber; barge Isis, Deseronto, with lumber; schr. Jamieson, Oswego, light; steambarge Freemason, Cape Vincent, light; prop. Seguin, Port Colborne, for orders.

Arrivals: schr. Snowbird, Consecon, 5,000 bush. peas; prop. Myles, Fort William, 33,000 bush. wheat and deck load of car wheels; schr. Jamieson, Whitby, 11,000 bush. barley; tug Thompson and two light barges, Montreal; sloop Idlewild, Wolfe Island, oats; schr. Hanlan, Oswego, light; schr. B.W. Folger, Oswego, coal; schr. Fleet Wing, Oswego, coal; prop. Acadia, Chicago, general cargo; prop. Ocean, St. Catharines, and prop. Persia, Montreal; schr. Grantham, Oswego, coal.

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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 26 Oct 1891