The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 21 Jun 1893

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This is the slack season for the dry-docks. They are not paying expenses just now.

The tug Jessie Hall broke her wheel in the Cornwall canal and has gone to the dry dock for repairs.

The tug Charlie Ferris arrived from Oswego with five barges loaded with coal. The barges will be towed to Ottawa.

Schr. Rhoda Emily, Chicago to Kingston, corn; str. W.B. Hall, Superior to Kingston, wheat; passed Port Colborne last night.

The str. James Swift brought a big load of freight from Ottawa today. The cargo consisted mostly of agricultural implements.

The schr. Flora Emma has made about twenty trips from Oswego and Charlotte already this season. She is now in from Sodus Point with coal.

R. Davis will put the steamyacht Orion up for excursion purposes. The Orion is the yacht built for Mr. Inglis, but on which he had only paid $200.

Clearances: schrs. Augusta, Merritt and prop. Tilley, Duluth; schr. Flora Emma, Sodus Point, light; tug Charlie Ferris, light; schr. Fabiola, Oswego.

Arrivals: str. Corsican, Toronto; str. Persia, St. Catharines; str. Algerian, Montreal; str. James Swift, Ottawa; str. Blanchard, Superior, 43,000 bush. wheat; prop. Marquette, Chicago, 54,600 bush. corn; schr. B.W. Folger, Oswego, coal; schr. Fleetwing, Sodus Point, coal.

A telegram received states that the prop. Acadia will be in Kingston this afternoon. The Acadia has just left the dry-dock at Montreal where she was being repaired after her accident in the Morrisburg canal. There was about $5,000 damage to the boat while there will be a loss of probably $25,000 to the cargo.

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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
Rick Neilson
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 21 Jun 1893