The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 22 Aug 1893

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p.1 General Paragraphs - The yacht Siesta, once the pride of the river, and owned by H.H. Warner, has been sold to Capt. Davis for $4,000.


Mr. Marchand has taken charge of the str. Bertha, between Channel Grove and Kingston.

The steambarge Freemason, and barge Minnie Francis loaded with sand left for Montreal today.

The prop. Rust had 129 bushels of damaged wheat from Toledo. She took the wheat back again.

The tug Fearless, Prescott, was in port today. Mariners say that this tug would be just the thing to have around Kingston.

Clearances: schr. Marengo, Duluth, light; prop. Rusk (Rust ?), Oswego; sloop Laura D., Cape Vincent, cedar posts; schr. Delaware, Oswego.

Arrivals: str. Spartan, Toronto; str. Lake Michigan, Montreal; str. James Swift, Ottawa; schr. Grantham, Charlotte, coal; prop. Columbia, Chicago, 55,000 bushels corn.

It is said the Montreal Transportation company could have had a site for an elevator many years ago if it had applied to the government for the shoal in the harbor.

The schr. Queen of the Lakes with wheat from Fort William to Kingston, passed Port Colborne last night. The vessel is owned by Richardson Bros., and her cargo is for her owners.

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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 22 Aug 1893