The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 31 Aug 1892

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p.1 Drowned In the Cedars - while working on str. Columbian. [Montreal Gazette].


The frame of the new barge building for the M.T. company has been completed.

The steambarge Walter Vale left the dry dock today after receiving general repairs.

Arrivals: prop. Lake Michigan, Duluth, lightened 7,000 bush. of wheat and proceeded to Montreal with 10,000 bushels.

The prop. Glengarry after receiving new ceilings left Davis' dry-dock today. New cabins and other improvements will be made to her before she goes into service.

Clearances: sloop Murray, Trenton, light; tug Active, two barges, Oswego and Fairhaven, to load coal for Montreal; tug Bronson for Montreal with four barges grain laden.

The steamer Walker and tow from Duluth, with 115,000 bushels of wheat passed through the Sault canal yesterday. P. Henderson, speaking of the boats, said: "They have escaped Uncle Harrison this time."

The prop. St. Magnus is on her way from Port Arthur with 35,000 bushels of wheat. She will lighten 20,000 bushels here and then proceed to Montreal. The grain is owned by Richardson & Son.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
Rick Neilson
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 31 Aug 1892