The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 9 Jun 1892

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The schr. Laura is in with wheat, Garden Island, from Toronto.

Clearances: str. Rosedale, Chicago, light; schr. B.W. Folger, Sackett's Harbor, light.

Capt. Powers says it will never pay for a vessel to take on a cargo at Chicago for the sea.

C.B. Allen, formerly of the str. Richelieu, will act as master of Mr. Doran's yacht Siesta this season.

Str. Argonaut, Chicago to Kingston, corn; str. Tilley and five barges, Fort William to Kingston, wheat; passed Port Colborne last night.

Arrivals: Str. Wergeland, Chicago, flour and wheat, for Norway; str. Active with schrs. Minnedosa and Kildonan; tug Bronson, Montreal, six barges; sloop Maggie L., Amherst Island, oats; str. Passport, Toronto; str. Alma Munro, Montreal; str. Ocean, Montreal.

The str. Algerian passed up on her first trip of the season yesterday. During the winter her engines have been improved, and she now runs at the rate of about 17 miles an hour. She left Montreal at noon, Monday, and reached Kingston at 2:30 the following day.

The steamer Spartan arrived in tow of the tug Olevia Gordon yesterday. The steamer broke her crank pin when about two hours out of Cobourg, and was obliged to throw anchor. It took a crew of men four hours to row to Brighton to telegraph the company of the accident. Her passengers were sent on to their destination per G.T.R. The defect will be remedied and the steamer will leave for Toronto this afternoon.

p.2 Cape Vincen, June 7th - ...The adjourned examination of Willard Ainsworth, president, and Walter C. Horton, secretary and treasurer of the Lake Ontario Fish company, charged with smuggling fish from Canada, was concluded at Rome last week. The defendants were held to await the action of the U.S. grand jury. Bail was fixed at $2,000 each....The health of Capt. A. Millen, this village, is improving. The captain is one of the oldest and best pilots on the lakes and river.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 9 Jun 1892