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

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The str. Algerian will start on her regular trips again on Wednesday.

Capt. Bernhardt (Barnhardt), fishing in the vicinity of the str. Clinton when she struck, was given $50 to sail to Kingston to get assistance.

The cook of the prop. Algonquin got entangled in a ladder leading to the deck of the vessel yesterday. She sprained a limb severely.

Clearances: tug Thompson, Oswego, four light barges; schr. Fleetwing, Sodus, light; schr. R. Macdonald, Charlotte, lumber and cedar posts; prop. Myles, Detroit.

Arrivals: tug Thompson, Oswego, with barge Regina, loaded with coal; schr. Mary, Brighton, 7,000 bush. peas; tug Bronson, Montreal, three barges; schr. Freeman, Consecon, barley; str. Spartan, Toronto, str. Rideau Belle, Ottawa; str. John Haggart, Perth.

The steambarge Clinton, bound from Chicago with 17,000 bushels of rye, ran aground at the Ducks, yesterday morning, during the intense fog. In grounding a large hole was forced in the vessel's bottom and she is now full of water. The Donnelly salvage and wrecking company were engaged, and J. Donnelly jr., with the wrecking apparatus, left on the str. Chieftain last night. The vessel is owned by J.T. Mathews, Toronto, and was en route for Montreal. It is thought a large proportion of her cargo will be damaged. She was damaged also on Lake Superior several weeks ago.

Ottawa, June 21st - The department of marine has decided to place a pole light on Potter's Island to mark to mark the intricate passage near Nigger Island, at the foot of the Murray Island.

Ho! For Oswego, Rochester and Niagara Falls!

The New Large Upper Lake Steamer


Leaves Kingston, Sundays, Wednesday and Fridays at 7:20 p.m.

making close connection with N.Y.C. Fast trains for all points, East and West, North and South. Return, leave Charlotte, port of Rochester, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays 5:00 p.m.

Low rates of fare. Apply to James Swift & Co.

p.4 Thousand Island Park - The str. Jessie Bain called on Wednesday with a party connected with the N.Y. Central, headed by M.H. Folger, Kingston, the popular manager of the Thousand Island Steamboat company....The str. Bon Voyage called for the first time, on Wednesday. Although she passed down on Sunday she did not call as boats are not allowed to call here on Sundays....The str. Nightingale makes hourly trips between the park and Clayton except Sundays. Capt. Ed. Rose ?, formerly of the str. Puritan, is now in command of the str. Edith May, which runs between Grand View and T.I. Park....The str. New Island Wanderer carried a large excursion from here and other river ports to Kingston on the 15th....

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