The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 28 Jul 1893

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Arrivals: str. Corsican, Toronto; str. Algonquin, Montreal.

The str. Alberta has cleared for Dexter with fifty cords of pulp wood.

Theodore Irvine left for Chicago last night where he ships on a propeller.

Clearances: str. Chieftain and H. Calvin, Ogdensburg, light; schr. B.W. Folger, Fairhaven, iron ore.

The schr. Flora Emma, Capt. Fox, cleared light for Port Hope last evening. She has no charters ahead and will be repaired.

After the steambarge Freemason is improved she and the barge Minnie Francis will load mica at Rideau Lake for Montreal.

The str. Bohemian, ashore in the rapids, was pulled off by a steamer yesterday afternoon. The steamer is very slightly damaged.

The Bohemian, ashore at Coteau du Lac, will be floated today. She has been moved fully thirty feet. She has not been injured by the grounding.

The schr. B.W. Folger cleared yesterday with a cargo of iron ore for central Pennsylvania. The shippers, Messrs. Longnecker and Morris, accompanied the cargo.

The str. James Swift met with an accident on the canal and is now being towed to Kingston by the str. Rideau Belle. Her machinery is broken, the crank shaft, bed plate and cylinder cover are out of order.

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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 28 Jul 1893