The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 30 Jun 1893

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p.1 General Paragraphs - The prop. Arabian arrived this afternoon from the west with a cargo of grain.

Gay Canadian Yachtsmen - Detroit, June 29th - The steam yacht Where Now, of Kingston, arrived in port this morning, en route to Chicago. The following gentlemen are on board: L.B. Spencer, Kingston; Herbert Robinson, Dr. E.H. Robinson, Hartley Dewart, Toronto; E. Jackson Sanford, Frank D. Fearman, George Robinson, Hamilton. The party will spend about two weeks in Chicago.



The str. Columbian starts on her regular route on Monday.

The str. Islander will run rambles among the islands this summer.

The str. W.B. Hall, Toledo to Kingston, corn, was the only boat passed Port Colborne for here last night.

The schr. G.M. Neelon, ashore on Manitou Island, and given up as a total loss, has arrived at Marquette, Mich.

H.A. Calvin is negotiating with the K. & M. F. Co. for the charter of the barge Augustus for the remainder of the season.

The str. Empire State will start next week running daily excursions from among the islands to Kingston. Merchants will be glad to see these trips resumed.

Arrivals: str. Corsican, Toronto; str. James Swift, Ottawa; str. Algerian, Montreal; schr. Straubenzie, Cleveland, soft coal; prop. Hiawatha, Chicago, 40,000 bushels corn; str. Pueblo, Chicago, corn.

R. Travers, Bank of Montreal, Brockville, has purchased a fine sailing yacht from Dow Claus, Brighton. The yacht is a twelve tonner, forty feet long, eleven and a half feet wide, and is called the Goldspur.

Passed Port Dalhousie last night: str. W.R. Stafford and barge Francomb, Kingston to Ashtabula, light; str. Omaha, Kingston to Buffalo, light; prop. Columbia and barge Foster, Chicago to Kingston, corn; str. Butteroni, Chicago to Kingston, corn.

A reporter's attention was drawn to the fact, this morning, that a steam-yacht, running between Kingston and Channel Grove, carries passengers on Sunday. Some say this should not be allowed. But the craft is doing regular ferry work and can run any day.

Frank Hugo, late purser on the str. St. Lawrence, has been promoted to the position of assistant manager of the line. Charles Shaver, Clayton, will succeed Mr. Hugo as purser of the St. Lawrence. Charles Bacon will be purser on the Islander, C.M. Pierce on the Empire State and Ernest Williams on the Jessie Bain.

Clearances: str. Hopkins, Chicago, light; schr. Queen of the Lakes, Charlotte, light; sloop Laura D., Cape Vincent, lumber; str. North King, Charlotte; schr. Fleetwing, Oswego, light; schr. Wells, Oak Orchard, light; str. Hurlburt, Erie, light; schr. D.K. Clint, Erie, light; schr. Grantham, Sodus Point, light; schr. Kelley, Chicago, light.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 30 Jun 1893