The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 10 Aug 1892

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Clearances: tug Active, Montreal, six barges of grain; prop. Tilley and tow, upper lakes.

While working in the slip at Swift's dock, yesterday, Connolly's dredge, St. Joseph, broke some of her machinery and had to be dry-docked.

The schr. Dunn, Capt. Dix, arrived at Garden Island with timber from Toledo yesterday. Capt. Dix says he had a very good trip down.

Gooderman's yacht Oriole and the yacht Ioline, Toronto, passed through for the islands yesterday afternoon. There were a large number of people on Swift's dock to see the boats.

Arrivals: str. McViety, Chicago, 68,800 bush. of corn and rye; str. Butternoi, Chicago, 39,779 bush. corn; tug Thompson, Montreal, six barges; tug Active, Montreal, six barges; tug Hall, Montreal, two barges.

p.2 District Dashes - The str. Varuna met with an accident whilst en route to Picton. She broke a portion of her steering apparatus and had to be towed to Deseronto.

John F. Graham, Newboro, swore out a search warrant against the tug Maggie May, and had Chief Butler search the boat at Chaffey's Lock for a tent and fish pole, which he supposed had been taken from the shore of Mosquito Lake, by some of the tug's crew. The search proved fruitless.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 10 Aug 1892