The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 16 Apr 1892

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The schr. B.W. Folger cleared for Charlotte last night for coal.

The sloop Maggie L. is loading peas at Consecon for Cape Vincent.

The schr. Ella Murton will be ready to leave the dock on Tuesday.

The schr. Eliza Fisher is loading coal at Charlotte for Breck & Booth.

The schr. Singapore is at Fairhaven and will transport coal to Hamilton.

The sloop Woodduck left for Trenton on Thursday to load lumber for Picton.

The str. Islander steamed into Folger's dock this morning. She will start on her route on Monday.

Richardson & Sons will ship 40,000 bushels of barley to Montreal per M.T. Co.'s barges on Monday.

The schr. Grantham which left on Wednesday for Toronto arrived there safely yesterday. She will load coal for Kingston.

The str. Nile arrived in port from Deseronto yesterday, with timber for the Rathbun company, and returned to Deseronto last night.

W. Porter, chief engineer of the str. Montreal, arrived last week from Sorel for the purpose of testing the new compound engine of the str. Corsican.

The str. Chieftain left for Consecon today with the Donnelly Salvage wrecking company's wrecking apparatus on board to raise the schr. Snowbird sunk last fall when loaded with barley.

Capt. J. McMaugh, of the prop. Glengarry, arrived from St. Catharines yesterday. He looks as hale and hearty as ever and from appearance is certainly the man to battle with the sea.

The tug Active has been shifted to the M.T. Co.'s dock. The boat has been completely remodelled and renovated during the winter and now bears the appearance of a first class boat in every respect. In the front has been arranged a comfortable and substantial saloon, to the rear of which are conveniently erected staterooms.

General Paragraphs - The schr. J.F. Card, Capt. W. Dandy, left Detroit a few days ago. She was the first vessel to leave that port.

Incidents of the Day - Patrick Harty of Ottawa, lighthouse inspector, always known as "One of the bhoys," is in the city, and will leave on Monday. He appointed P.M. Farrington, lighthouse keeper at the False Ducks vice W.H. Lane, resigned.

Market inspector McCammon received a communication from the marine department, Ottawa, stating that all spar buoys for the Kingston harbor must be twenty feet in length. Accompanying this requisition was a system of buoys and beacons.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 16 Apr 1892