The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 3 Jul 1893

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July 4, 1893

p.1 Police Court - Peter Creek, Michael O'Donnell and Thomas Morris, sailors off the steambarge Hiawatha, will spend ten days in jail as they could not pay a fine of $2 and costs for drunkenness.



Fred Sero, Belleville, is engaged on the str. St. Lawrence.

The M.T. Co. had over 500,000 bushels of grain laying at the dock in boats on Saturday.

The prop. Algonquin arrived from Fort William this morning making a fast and pleasant trip.

The str. Armenia and two consorts from Parry Sound are in with timber at Garden Island.

The str. Bohemian arrived on Sunday from Montreal on her first trip on the new route. With the Columbian she plies between Kingston and the metropolis this summer. The Columbian went down the river yesterday.

A.B. McKay, Hamilton, owner of the props. Cuba, Acadia and St. Magnus, stated today that the str. Empire State beat all the day excursion boats out of Toronto. The State is one of the finest boats he ever took a trip on.

Str. Enterprise with barge Antelope, Fort William to Kingston, wheat; schrs. Emerald, Ashtabula, Kingston, coal; Laura, Toledo to Kingston, lumber; str. Ralph and barge Harold, Kingston to Buffalo, light, passed Port Colborne last night.

Clearances: schr. Flora Emma, Charlotte, light; str. Traveller and barges, Ogdensburg; prop. Ralph, Buffalo, light; prop. Pueblo, Oswego, light; schr. Harold, Buffalo, light; schr. Sheldon, Chicago, light; prop. Hiawatha, Chicago, light; prop. Hall, Toledo, light; str. Petrel, Ogdensburg.

Arrivals: str. Passport, Toronto; str. James Swift, Ottawa; str. Spartan, Montreal; schr. Grantham, Sodus Point; schr. Houghton, Chicago, 22,000 bush. corn; schr. Leighton, Chicago, 24,000 bush. corn; prop. Montaugh, Chicago, 89,000 bush. corn; prop. Algonquin, Duluth, 67,000 bush. wheat; str. Hall, Toledo, 28,000 bush. corn.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 3 Jul 1893