The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), 16 Apr 1894

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p.1 General Paragraphs - The schr. B.W. Folger cleared this afternoon for Oswego.

The speed of the str. Maud has been greatly increased by the improvements made to her wheels. She now makes the trip to Cape Vincent in less time than she has ever done it.

The schr. Dunn cleared for Cleveland this morning. As the canal does not open till the 19th, she will probably have to lay at Port Dalhousie a day or so before she can get through.


The schr. Queen of the Lakes will start out tomorrow.

The M.T. Co.'s new barge, Selkirk, will be launched on Thursday.

The schr. (sic) Glengarry left the government dry-dock today. She had her shoe fixed.

The M.T. company's dock is a busy scene just now. The fitting out of the boats makes things hustle.

Capt. Boyd was misinformed at Charlotte about Capt. Mallett going on the schr. Hoboken this year. Instead he takes the schr. England.

Capt. James Murray and crew of the tug Thomson and Capt. Charles Martin with crew for the tug Glide leave for Montreal tonight to take charge of their boats, laid up there last fall.

The tug Active arrived from Charlotte this morning with the barge Cornwall in tow. The Cornwall has 1,200 tons of coal for the M.T. Co's. own use. The Active generally makes the first trip of this kind every year.

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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), 16 Apr 1894