The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 20 Oct 1892

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Clearances: tug Hall, Montreal, sixteen barges.

H.A. Calvin will build a new tug this winter.

Frank Barnhardt, late owner of the schr. Pilot, is mate on the tug Nora.

The barge Lancaster is in Davis' dry-dock being caulked and having a few new planks put in.

The top of the buoy which marks the Myles shoal was blown off on Monday night. A new top will be built.

Yesterday morning at seven o'clock the S.S. Rosedale, laden with grain, caught on the edge of the harbor shoal and had to be pulled off by a tug.

Last evening J. Donnelly and diver Malenfant left for Wiarton with a wrecking outfit. They did not know what work they would have to do when they started.

The Carruthers and Point Frederick shoals are gradually being reduced so that there will be 16 feet of water over them. Capt. Paul says the work is getting along finely.

Arrivals: schrs. Benson and Neelon, 45,000 bushels wheat, Duluth; prop. Tilley, Duluth, 40,000 bush. wheat; schr. Flora Carveth, Hamilton, 13,000 bush. wheat; schr. Jamieson, Hamilton, 10,000 bush. wheat.

A despatch from Capt. Symes announces that the prop. Canada was burned to the water's edge at Port Huron and will be a total loss. The Canada was for years owned by Capt. Fairgrieve, Hamilton, who sold it last spring to Mr. Nesbitt, Sarnia.

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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 20 Oct 1892