The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 26 Aug 1892

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p.1 A Run Down the Rideau - excursion to Jones' Falls on str. John Haggart. (full column +)

General Paragraphs - The str. Richelieu broke the nigger head of her steering gear in Brakey's Bay on her trip to Gananoque last night. The str. Pierrepont took the passengers to Napanee and then towed the Richelieu to Kingston. The break was repaired at the locomotive works.


Clearances: schr. Freeman, bay ports, light.

A new steel steamer is to be built for the Niagara River navigation company, having a speed of twenty miles an hour. She will be ready for next season's trade.

Arrivals: prop. Acadia, Lake Superior, lightened 6,000 bushels wheat and proceeded to Montreal; prop. Munroe, Chicago, lightened 8,000 bushels rye and proceeded to Montreal; sloop Sydney, Deseronto, lumber.

Malcolm McMillan said yesterday that the prevailing storm is the biggest he has seen within the past twenty years. He says that at first he was of the belief that Lake Huron was giving us a visit, but later on he came to the conclusion that Lake Ontario had simply turned upside down.

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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
Rick Neilson
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 26 Aug 1892