The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 17 Nov 1892

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p.1 General Paragraphs - The schr. Neelon, driven ashore on Manitou Island, has gone to pieces. She had a cargo of coal for Fort William.


The water will be let out of the Rideau canal next week.

The schr. Gaskin will be laid up. Capt. Staley is now on the tug Active.

The tug Active is expected from Oswego with a couple of barges of coal for the M.T. Co.'s own use.

The steam yacht Ingomar has been hauled out at Portsmouth for the winter and a roof built over her.

Prop. Alma Munro arrived in port this morning with merchandise from Toronto and proceeded to Montreal.

The str. Ocean is on her last trip up from Montreal. She will take the bay route up and be piloted by Capt. Augustus.

The str. Hero has carried 15,000 barrels of apples from Picton this season. She has still a couple of thousand barrels to tranship.

The str. Owen Sound, sunk in Georgian Bay and is now being thoroughly repaired at Collingwood, may lay up for the winter at Kingston.

p.2 South Marysburgh, Nov. 15th - Capt. Ingersoll has put the fish runner Hazelton into winter quarters at Oswego, and is now here buying and shipping fish per str. Ionia. During the past week the steamers North King, Quebec and Water Lily cleared from here with apples for river ports, and the schrs. Robert McDonald with buckwheat and Fabiola, barley, for Kingston.

p.4 The Gilcher Found - Escanaba, Mich., Nov. 17th - The wrecked steamer Gilcher, which went down in the recent storm, has been found by fishermen on High Island in Lake Michigan.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 17 Nov 1892