The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), 25 Apr 1894

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p.1 A Trip In The Harbor - Folger Bros. place str. Maud at disposal of governor-general and party; Capt. T. Donnelly in command gives tour to penitentiary, Cedar Island, etc.


The str. James Swift will clear tomorrow for Ottawa.

Joseph Glynn has engaged on the str. Arabian as watchman.

The str. Arabian cleared yesterday afternoon for up the lake.

The schr. Annie Falconer entered Davis' dry dock today. She will be thoroughly caulked.

Mr. Hepburn, steward of the steamer Columbian last year, arrived from Morrisburg yesterday and will fit out both the Columbian and Spartan. He will go on the Columbian again this year.

The str. Armenia arrived at Garden Island at one o'clock last night, with a cargo of tiimber from Toronto, was immediately unloaded and cleared for Toronto again at eight o'clock this morning. Pretty quick time!

A letter received from Capt. James Dix, of the schr. Dunn, says he had a pleasant trip to Port Dalhousie and is now through the canal and off to Toledo. He was delayed three days at Port Dalhousie on account of the scarcity of water.

The Contracts Made - Supplies for the Royal mail line steamers have been thus awarded: Arch McCallum, milk; Thomas Nicholson, meat; R.H. Toye, bread and pastry; William Taylor, successor to the late Lewis Hansen, fish. R.F. Rowan will look after the laundry department.

p.4 Wolfe Island, April 25th - The str. Nile brought a load of bunch-wood here for the Rathbun yard from Deseronto. The scow Wood Duck brought some soft wood here purchased by Begg and Armstrong.....

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), 25 Apr 1894