The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Weekly British Whig (Kingston, ON), 12 Apr 1894

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p.5 Bedford Mills, April 10th - .... Tett Bros. have a gang of men at work repairing their boats. A new wheelhouse will be put on the tug Edmond.


The str. Hero left on Saturday on her first trip up the bay this season.

Capt. Tom Vandusen, Detroit, has been appointed master of the schr. John Magee at Oswego.

The str. Armenia and tow, of Garden Island, will clear for points on the upper lakes to load timber for the island.

The schrs. Oliver Mowat, Trade Wind and Flora Carveth have been chartered to carry coal from Charlotte to Hamilton at 32 cents per ton.

T.C. Clift, steamboat inspector, Montreal, has been relieved of his position. W.J. Meneilley, chairman of the board of steamboat inspectors, Toronto, is in charge of the office.

The propeller Minneapolis, which left Chicago on Sunday, was caught in the gale in the straits of Mackinac and destroyed. The crew escaped. The vessel was valued at $50,000, and was insured for $43,750. The cargo was grain.

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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
Rick Neilson
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Weekly British Whig (Kingston, ON), 12 Apr 1894