The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 2 Dec 1892

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There are only eight or ten of the M.T. Co.'s barges laid up at present.

The M.T. Co.'s Ceres left Davis' dry-dock today. Her bottom was caulked.

The schr. B.W. Folger arrived at Swift & Co.'s dock this morning, with coal from Charlotte. The Folger left Kingston on Nov. 12th, and has since been laying at Charlotte wind bound.

The schr. Glenora, now famous on account of her good fortune in coming out of bad boxes so often, will arrive in Kingston at nine or ten o'clock tonight. A despatch received this morning states that the boat left Port Dalhousie at one o'clock this morning. The manager says the tow made big time through the canal, covering the distance in seventeen hours. He did not expect the Glenora to arrive at Port Dalhousie before four o'clock this morning.

Wanted To Charter Steamers - R. & O. N. company receiving applications to charter their steamers for World's Fair next year; but their steamers will be busy.

p.4 A Giant Whaleback - Chicago, Dec. 2nd - The giant whaleback steamship Christopher Columbus, which will be the largest vessel carrying passengers between this city and the World's Fair grounds next summer, will be launched at West Superior, Wis., on Saturday next. It will be about 4,000 tons burden and capable of carrying 5,000 passengers.

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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 2 Dec 1892