The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), 26 Mar 1894

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p.4 General Paragraphs - Capt. A. Miller will be put on the Maud for the first week or so. Capt. Carnegie will then take charge for the season.

It is expected that the new style of wheel to be put on the str. Spartan will increase her speed at least a mile an hour. The new wheels are known as the "Sagmen" wheels.

Ira Folger re-purchased the schr. Cole and made a better deal by selling her to Capt. McCourt, Whitby, whose vessel was burned to the water's edge at the dock a couple of weeks ago.

The R. & O. navigation company has issued a new map giving a sketch of the route of the boats in which City View park, owned by J.B. Murphy and Capt. Craig, is given considerable prominence.


The Oswego harbor lights were lighted for the first time this season on Friday night.

The str. Bon Voyage will commence her trips between this city and Rochester, June 23rd.

Capt. Frank Barnhart and Charles Dryden, Deseronto, have purchased the schr. Loretta Roney from Capt. Matthews, Colborne. The schooner is a fine craft of 300 tons.

Capt. Frank Owen, general manager of the Central Vermont line of steamers, Ogdensburg, states that he has chartered the steamer John Rugee for the season. The Denver and Pueblo would doubtless be chartered also.

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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), 26 Mar 1894