The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 25 Nov 1892

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p.1 General Paragraphs - The tug Thompson, with barge Minnedosa in tow, passed Port Colborne, last night.

The str. Tecumseh, Collinsby to Port Colborne, has arrived at that place. The steamer will lay up for the winter there.



The tug Bronson left for Montreal with four barges of grain this morning.

The schr. Annie Peterson will be changed into a barge at Detroit, during the winter.

The str. Nile and barge Isis have arrived at Rathbun's dock, with lumber from Deseronto.

The steamer Owen Sound, aground at Black Rock, got off uninjured, and left for Oswego.

Thomas R. Marks, owner of the prop. Algonquin, is in the city. The Algonquin will be laid up at Kingston this winter.

The schr. B.W. Folger is still laying at Charlotte. She is loaded with coal for Swift & Co., and has been wind bound for two weeks.

The prop. Algonquin arrived at the M.T. Co.'s dock yesterday afternoon at four o'clock, and her cargo of 66,500 bushels of wheat was enroute down the river for Montreal at 11 o'clock last night. The shovellers did fast work.

The str. Rocket passed down, en route for Cornwall, yesterday afternoon. The Rocket was engaged on the route between Picton and Trenton this summer on charter of the Rathbun Co. The Ella Ross will take this route next season. The Rocket is owned by Capt. Gillespie, of Cornwall, and will be laid up there.

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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 25 Nov 1892