The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 21 Apr 1892

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The str. North King will leave for Charlotte on Sunday.

The barge Toledo is being overhauled at the M.T. Co.'s ways.

The tug Active, with two barges, left Charlotte for Toledo last night.

Savage Bros. have just completed painting the designs on the paddle boxes of the str. Islander.

The prop. Glengarry and tug Walker, with consorts, arrived at the Welland canal last night.

Capt. Shaw, of Brighton, is expected down on Monday to take charge of the schr. Fleet Wing.

There are thirty-five men employed on the strs. Corsican and Spartan in making improvements.

The schr. Julia arrived from Oswego this morning with coal for Folgers. She had a pleasant trip.

The schr. Hercules of Sarnia passed Port Dalhousie, yesterday, with grain for the M.T. company.

The schr. Queen of the Lakes, owned by Capt. Parsons, is expected down from Lake Erie next Monday.

The M.T. Co.'s hoisting machine is engaged hoisting from the lake shore for use on their docks.

Mariners coming into port report business unusually dull in Oswego at the opening of navigation.

The schr. B.W. Folger is unloading coal at Swift's, and will proceed in a few days to Big Sodus to load coal for Folger's.

The str. Corsican will have another trial trip in about three weeks time. Extensive renovations are being carried on at present.

The scow Mable was burned at Buck's Mill. It was on the ways where it had been repaired preparatory for the season's work; insured for $500.

The prop. Pueblo will arrive from Chicago, today, with 61,000 bushels of corn. She will be the first steamer entering Kingston, loaded, this season.

General Paragraphs - The steamers Rideau Belle and Jessie Bain will be drydocked for repairs.

The schr. Dudley will be drydocked and have a new pocket piece inserted, together with a new stern.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 21 Apr 1892