The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 27 Oct 1891

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Arrivals: tug Thompson and six barges, Montreal; schr. Maggie L., Picton, peas.

The str. North King will go into winter quarters this week. She will make her last passage across the lake on the 31st inst.

The steambarge R. Anglin cleared for Cape Vincent with railroad ties, and the schr. Bullock arrived from Oswego with coal.

Str. D.D. Calvin for Sergent River, light; str. Armenia, Toledo, light; prop. Seguin, Port Colborne, light, passed Port Dalhousie from Kingston.

The prop. Myles cleared for Detroit last night, but upon reaching Long Point was compelled to return to port on account of the gale and heavy sea.

Clearances: tug Thompson and three barges, Montreal; schrs. Laura D., Kate Eccles, Snow Bird and Kate, for Bay of Quinte; prop. Myles, Detroit, light; schr. Jamieson for Bay, light; str. Nile and barge Isis, Ottawa, coal and salt.

General Paragraphs - The schr. Gleniffer, aground near Mimico for two years, was released yesterday by the tug Home Rule and placed on dry dock.

Will Roof The Pump House - Thomas Stanton, in the interest of the Peterboro bridge works, arrived in the city last night. The company has the contract for the roofing of the pumping house at the dry dock, which is to be of solid steel.

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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 27 Oct 1891