The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 15 Oct 1892

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A small schooner went ashore off Point Frederick this morning. The tug Beaver pulled her off.

After waiting a week to get a cargo of grain to Kingston the Canadian steamer Sir S.L. Tilley with her consorts were finally chartered.

Clearances: tug Hall, Montreal, four barges; str. Argonaut, Chicago, light; schr. Eccles, Bay ports; schr. Annie Minnes, Deseronto, light.

Arrivals: tug Hall, Montreal, three light barges; tug Active, Montreal; schr. Singapore, Oswego, coal; str. Nile and barge Isis, Deseronto, light; schr. Eccles, Colborne, 8,240 bushels peas; str. Argonaut, Chicago, 44,000 bushels wheat; schr. Restless, Gananoque, grain.

The str. Arabian arrived from Chicago with 42,000 bushels of wheat this morning, lightened 2,600 bushels and proceeded to Montreal. This is the new composite built boat with steel frame and wooden planking. She was built by J.B. Fairgrieve & Son, Hamilton, purposely for the route between Chicago and Montreal.

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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
Rick Neilson
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 15 Oct 1892