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

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p.1 General Paragraphs - The str. Pierrepont started to tow the Princess Louise down on Saturday last, but the vessel made water faster than the steamer's pumps could relieve her of it. Diver Malenfant went down and repaired a big leak.

On account of the str. Maud breaking her centre pin the str. Richelieu is on the Cape route. J. Gillie, of the Pierrepont, goes as engineer of the Richelieu, and John Dickson, late of the St. Lawrence, goes on the Pierrepont.


The barge Iowa is docked at the government dock to receive slight repairs.

The prop. Algonquin's new rudder will be built at Hamilton and shipped here.

The schr. Kate, Capt. Duetta, arrived from Ogdensburg yesterday, light. She went down with a load of lumber.

The schr. Grantham has cleared for Charlotte and the schr. Fleetwing for Oswego. Both are after coal but had to go over light.

The barges Cleveland and Senator, of the M.T. Co.'s fleet, will receive attention at Davis' dry dock. They require general repairs.

The str. Princess Louise will be towed from Collins Bay by the str. Pierrepont this afternoon and docked at Davis' dry-dock for repairs.

Clearances: tug Active, Oswego, three barges to load coal for Montreal; tug Thompson, Fair Haven, to load coal for Montreal; tug Jessie Hall, Montreal, six barges, grain laden.

Arrivals: str. Pueblo, Chicago, 50,000 wheat; schr. Jamieson, Grimsby, 10,000 wheat; schr. Collier, Oshawa, 10,000 barley; tug Thompson, Montreal, seven barges; tug Hall, Montreal, four barges.

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