The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 25 Jun 1892

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The barge Duluth left Davis' dry-dock today.

Clearances: tug Thompson, Fairhaven, four light barges.

The Alma Munro's loss of grain will reach $4,000, covered by insurance.

Tug Active, Soo to Kingston; schrs. Glenora and Gaskin, Fort William to Kingston, wheat, passed Port Colborne last night.

Arrivals: schr. Katie Eccles, Colborne, 8,500 bushels peas; str. Passport, Toronto; str. Spartan, Montreal; schr. D.C. Fort, Toledo, coal.

The prop. Clinton will be unloaded this afternoon, when it will be decided as to the condition of her bottom. If possible the captain will go to the Port Dalhousie dock as the tariff is much less there than here.

The schr. D.G. Fort went aground on the east side of the slip while trying to make Swift's dock this morning. She was drawing twelve feet of water while the water at that point is only eleven feet.


The steamer Princess Louise, 200 capacity, will leave Gunn & Co.'s wharf, foot of William street, on Sunday, the 26th inst., at 2 p.m., calling at Long Island Park both ways. Returning, will leave Gananoque at 6:30 p.m.

Tickets, Round Trip, Gananoque, 35 cents. Long Island Park, 25 cents. Good to return. H.C. Rothwell, Master.

p.4 death of seventeen year old son of Capt. Alfred Hicks, West Lake, of str. Spartan.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 25 Jun 1892