The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 31 Oct 1891

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There are 24 men engaged at Davis' dry dock.

Arrivals: str. Rideau Belle, Smith's Falls, buckwheat; prop. Acadia, Montreal, general cargo.

The steam yacht H.R. Clark, owned by R.H. Southgate, Chicago, returned with a shooting party from down the Rideau canal and into winter quarters at Alexandria Bay.

Clearances: schr. Pilot, Deseronto, light; schr. Falconer, Oswego, peas; schr. White Oak, Oswego, buckwheat; barge Wheetaud ?, Montreal, 16,000 bush. peas; str. John Haggart, Perth, passengers and freight.

The American barge Ransom Quay, which ran on a rock near Hog's Back, Rideau canal, is on Davis' dry dock. The work of repair is about completed, and the ownes are now awaiting an insurance agent from New York to settle the bill.

Drowned At the Dry Dock - a six-year old boy.

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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
Rick Neilson
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 31 Oct 1891