The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 18 Oct 1892

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The M.T. Co.'s barge Lancaster will be docked at Davis' for caulking.

The schr. Grantham cleared for Charlotte today to load coal for Toronto.

The schrs. Jamieson and Flora Carveth are loading grain in Hamilton for Kingston.

The prop. Rosedale is expected to arrive from Chicago tonight with wheat for the M.T. Co.

The tug Bronson is waiting the arrival of a light ship from Chicago, which she will tow to Montreal.

The Collins Bay Rafting Co.'s new tug Petrel went in the government dry-dock this morning to have a new wheel adjusted.

Clearances: tug Active, Oswego, two barges to load coal for the M.T. Co.'s own use; tug Bronson, Montreal, four barges of grain; schr. Flora Emma, bay ports.

Vessels carrying grain from Duluth down have been given charters at 6 cents free, the dealers to pay the canal tolls. It is expected freights will be at least two cents better before the end of the season.

Arrivals: schr. Two Brothers, Picton, 7,000 bush. peas; tug Bronson, Montreal, five light barges; sloop Maggie L., Wolfe Island, oats; sloop Lia, Wolfe Island, oats; sloop Idlewild, Howe Island, oats.

The steam yacht Commache (Commanche ?), of Cleveland, is expected to arrive in port this afternoon. She is a new steel boat, built for H.W. Hanna, president of the Globe ship works. Capt. W. Powers saw the vessel while in Chicago and describes it as a Bijo in every respect, the cabins are gotten up in a most elaborate and artistic style and everything has been done to add to the comfort and accommodation of the millionaire. Mr. Hanna is en route for the West Indies where he will cruise about for the winter.

The Insurance On The Corinthian - It is understood that the Richelieu & Ontario navigation company has settled with the insurance companies interested in the burning of the steamer Corinthian at Coteau du Lac some months ago. The boat was valued at $80,000 and insured for $40,000. The terms of settlement are said to be $20,000 cash, and the surrender to the company of the hull and machinery.

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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 18 Oct 1892