The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 30 Nov 1891

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p.1 General Paragraphs - The barge Nebraska is being caulked at Davis' dry-dock.

The str. North King will be dry-docked at Davis' tomorrow. She will receive a general overhauling.

The schr. Wave Crest has laid up for the winter. After unloading it was found unnecessary to dry-dock her.

The Collins Bay wrecking crew, which went up to raise the str. Owen Sound, sunk in Georgian Bay, arrived in Kingston yesterday.

A telegram received today, states that the str. D.D. Calvin arrived at Amherstburg safe and sound. She expects to make Buffalo by tomorrow night.


(column damaged)

The schr. Singapore is laid up at Gunn's wharf.

Clearances: tug Walker with two barges, lumber, for Oswego.

The residents of Port Colborne will petition the government for a life-boat crew to be stationed at that port.

It was thought the schr. Belle Hanscomb had gone down on Lake Huron, but she turned up safely at Port Huron.

The str. Khartoum arrived from Hay Bay this morning, loaded with peas and rye. She towed the Maggie L. ( ?) Adolphustown on her way down.

Arrivals: sloop Idlewild, (unreadable) underwriter

While the schr. E. Estelle was following the schr. James F. Card into Manistee during a recent gale, the Estelle sank and three of her crew were drowned. On Lake Michigan the Card

had her sails and rigging torn away. She is commanded by Capt. W. Dandy, late of this city.

The schr. Delaware, mate A. Mitchell, left the at 9 o'clock with a load of . The schooner reached there the afternoon. The schr. D? R. Rooney followed. The there and the crews arrived yesterday.

The Richelieu and Ontario navigation company has signed a contract for the building of a passenger steamer to run from Kingston to Montreal. The steamer is to be built by the Morgan Iron works, New York, and will be 180 feet over all, thirty-two feet beam, and will draw four feet and a half of water when light. The new boat will have a carrying capacity of from 800 to 1,000 passengers.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 30 Nov 1891