The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 26 May 1893

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Clearances: tug Charlie Ferris, Oswego, light.

p. Kilcauley has been appointed engineer of the str. Rideau Belle.

Str. J.J. Hill, Chicago to Kingston, corn, passed Port Dalhousie last night.

Arrivals: schr. Baltic, Charlotte, coal; prop. Minto, Chicago, 43,000 bush. corn.

The tug Col. By took two barges of granite for the Canadian Granite Co., Ottawa, down the canal today.

John Burns, formerly waiter on the str. Hero and other boats, will assist the steward of the North King this season.

The schr. Vienna, ashore west of Charlotte, has been released and towed to Charlotte. She will be taken to Oswego for repairs.

The tug Charlie Ferris is engaged towing barges over from Oswego. The tug Minnie takes charge of the barges here for Ottawa.

The prop. Cuba left the dry dock at Port Dalhousie last night bound for Cleveland. She has been extensively improved during the winter.

Daniel Mills, in the employ of the R. & O. N. Co. for a good many years and an old sailor with Capt. Batton, will go mate on the str. Algerian this season.

Wm. Todd, first engineer, and John Boulton, his assistant, took charge of the str. James Swift this morning. The boat expects to make her first trip next Tuesday.

Six vessels set sail about the same time yesterday afternoon and presented a fine view as they cleared out of the harbor. The schr. B.W. Folger took the lead with the schr. Oliver Mowat, Keewatin, Fleetwing and Storrs in her wake.

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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 26 May 1893