The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 6 Aug 1892


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MARINE INTELLIGENCE.

The schr. B.W. Folger is at the K. & P. dock loading lumber for Oswego.

The steamer Resolute, in the dry-dock, will leave at 8 o'clock for Deseronto.

The schr. Singapore passed down today from Oswego to Gananoque with coal.

There are half a million bushels of grain afloat for the Montreal transportation company.

The schr. Hoboken will clear from here to load paving stone at Grindstone Island for Detroit.

There is a large quantity of paving stone at Grindstone Island for shipment, but vessels cannot be got to take it away.

Arrivals: schr. Hoboken, Chicago, 20,800 bush. corn; tug Walker, with seven barges, light; schr. Fleetwing, Charlotte, coal.

Yesterday men commenced rebuilding the prop. Glengarry. Her cabins were torn away. She will be made as good as she ever was.

The following boats are coming down: Governor Smith, Chicago to Ogdensburg, grain cargo; prop. Lake Michigan, grain for Montreal; schr. Home Rule, Waubashene, to Collins Bay, timber.

Departures: tug Walker and three barges, Montreal, grain-laden; schr. Tradewind for the west; steamer Maggie May and tow, coal, for Wolfe Island; schr. Dudley, Charlotte, to load coal for Swift.

The tug Walker left last night with three barges, grain laden. A short distance down the river another tug with seven barges, light, took the Walker's tow and the tug Walker returned with the light barges.

The steamer Haggart towed from Kingston the yacht under construction for John Dittrick, Perth. The craft was built by W. Robinson, and shows a neat design. It is forty feet long by 7 1/4 feet beam, and will be fitted up in Perth, with cabin, berths, washroom and other conveniences. The engine and boiler are ready.

To Be Improved Here - The sailing yacht Norah arrived here on Thursday from Belleville. She will receive new rails and rigging from Oldrieve & Horn and be generally improved. Her owner, Mr. Bell, expects a challenge from the Rochester yacht club for a race for the Fisher cup, which he holds. He intends to have his yacht in good shape for the race.

Death of John Waddell - for many years he was engaged by government to build lighthouses in Georgian Bay district, and improved lighthouses on the lakes.


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Date of Publication:
6 Aug 1892
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KN.16609b
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English
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 6 Aug 1892