The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 29 Jun 1892

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p.1 The strs. Richelieu and Johnston had a 'bit of a race' between Wolfe Island and Kingston this afternoon. The former won by about fifteen yards.


Malcolm McMillan, an old sailor, says he is done with the water.

The steam yacht Vesta, owned by Mr. Blanchard, Ottawa, steamed into port today. She is off for a cruise.

Strs. D.D. Calvin and Ceylon, Green Bay to Kingston, timber, passed Port Dalhousie last night.

The str. Corsican, en route to Kingston, ran aground in the Cornwall canal. One of her wheels was damaged and she was unable to continue her trip to Toronto.

The sloop John A., owned by Hawkin Bros., grocers, Seeley's Bay, is engaged this summer carrying wood from that place to Kingston. It returns with sundries for the firm's use.

Arrivals: barge from Chicago, corn; sloop Maggie L., Napanee, peas; sloop Idlewild, Amherst Island, peas; str. ? , St. Catharines; str. Algerian, Toronto; str. Bon Voyage, Charlotte.

Cleared: tug Thompson with schrs. Glenora and Gaskin, Duluth; tug Hall, Oswego, five light barges; tug Bronson, Montreal, seven barges grain; str. Topeka, Oswego, to load coal; schr. Fisher, Oswego.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 29 Jun 1892