The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 15 May 1894

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The str. Glengarry has cleared for up the lake.

The schr. Fabiola is at Crawford's with coal from Oswego.

The str. Pierrepont is in the dock at Davis' for a general overhauling.

Passed Port Colborne downwards: strs. Algonquin, Rosedale, Fort William to Kingston, wheat.

The str. John Haggart will run from Brockville to Union Park again this season. This was a profitable route last season.

The tug Petrel, which left here with a raft a few days ago, is ashore in the river. She is owned by the Collinsby rafting company.

The damaged locks in the Beauharnois canal will be repaired by noon today, and locking vessels through will commence then.

The scow Glad Tidings, run ashore in the storm recently, was towed to Clayton by the steambarge Arctic. She will be docked there.

Oakum was sent down to the Beauharnois canal for fear damage was done the M.T. Co.'s barges Union and Colborne, laid dry by the breaking of the gates of lock seven by the str. Ocean.

Carl Sintz, of Grand Rapids, Mich., has been here for a couple of days investigating the defects in the gasoline machinery of Mr. Davis. It was found that the trouble was in the battery, it being injured when coming down on the train. The engine now proves a great success.

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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
Rick Neilson
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 15 May 1894