The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 1 Nov 1892

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p.1 General Paragraphs - On Saturday Mr. Leslie, of the Collinsby rafting company, left for Collingwood to start the prop. City of Owen Sound in the grain business. He raised her, while laden with grain, out of Georgian Bay.

On Saturday the tug Munson, in the service of the Collinsby rafting company, was delivered by Capt. McDonald to the owners at Deseronto.

The steamer Armenia arrived with shingles from Deseronto for the Rathbun company, and cleared for Deseronto again this afternoon.

The yacht Norah has been taken to Deseronto, where she will have her sides raised and her cabin trunk removed.

Tomorrow morning Capt. McDonald will leave for Collingwood, where he will join the tug Petrel.


Clearances: tug Hall, Montreal, three barges.

Arrivals: prop. Rosedale, Fort William, 58,000 bushels wheat; schr. Fleetwing, Sodus Point.

The steambarge Freemason has arrived with a cargo of hay from Oak Point. It will form part of a Liverpool shipment.

The prop. Algonquin is in the government dry-dock having her stern post and rudder adjusted. She will leave for Fort William probably tomorrow.

p.4 The Great Storm On The Lakes - Chicago, Nov. 1st - The loss to shipping on the lakes during Saturday's storm will aggregate $1,000,000. Yesterday the storm on the lower lakes was lessening, but on Lake Superior the wind was still blowing a furious gale, accompanied by a very heavy fall of snow.

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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 1 Nov 1892