The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 4 Jul 1892

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A large fleet of vessels laden with grain will arrive this week.

The steamers Jessie Hall and Bronson will arrive tomorrow with twelve barges.

The steambarge Nile and barge Isis will arrive from Deseront with wood and timber tomorrow.

The tug Thompson with the barges Minnedosa and Kildonan are in the Welland Canal with wheat for Kingston.

The schr. D.G. Fort passed up yesterday with a cargo of granite stone from Grindstone Island for Detroit.

The schrs. Herbert Dudley and Ella Murton are discharging coal at Kingston penitentiary and Rockwood Asylum.

Arrivals: S.S. Campana, Chicago, 3,000 bushels corn; S.H. Dunn, Toledo, timber; str. Armenia and barge Norway, Toledo, timber; schrs. Fleetwing and Oliver Mowat, Oswego, coal.

Capt. Dix, of the schr. S.H. Dunn, says his boat will not have to be tied up for a week this season the same as last. She is chartered to carry lumber to Garden Island until navigation closes.

Owing to the floods in the vicinity of Chicago, caused by heavy rains, the S.S. Campana, which arrived yesterday, was delayed five days on her trip. Other vessels for Kingston were in similar trouble.

Assaulted His Captain - Charles Boumain, a watchman on the prop. Ocean, was arrested in Montreal on a charge of brutally assaulting Capt. John H. Scott. This morning Capt. Scott withdrew the charges, as the man apologized, and substituted one of common assault. Then the captain held an interview with the recorder and the man was let off with a nominal fine.

p.2 Tried To Best the St. Lawrence - steam yacht W.B., owned by W.B. Hayden, raced str. St. Lawrence in St. Lawrence River from Alexandria Bay to Fine View.

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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 4 Jul 1892