The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Weekly British Whig (Kingston, ON), 17 May 1894

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p.4 Black River Bridge, May 15th - ....The schr. Two Brothers, Capt. McCrimmon in command, loaded grain at McDonald's dock on Thursday....


W. Malone, Garden Island, is again purser of the str. Ocean.

The str. Marquis of Lorne is being overhauled at Portsmouth. She will receive a new stern.

There are several engineers and captains about Kingston who have not been able to secure boats yet this season.

It is said that the St. Lawrence Navigation Co., Quebec, is about to take an action for $40,000 against N.K. Connolly for breach of contract.

The government has decreed that there shall be no more traffic through the Murray canal on Sunday. This commends itself to the general public.

The Canadian tug Kitty Haigh has been seized at Port Huron for trading from one United States port to another without stopping at a Canadian port between trips.

Passed downwards at Port Colborne: strs. Ketchum, Montgomery, Sequin, Duluth to Kingston, wheat; barge Menomee, Chicago to Kingston, wheat. The water raised in the new lock at midnight Monday night and allowed the str. Rosedale to pass down.

p.5 District Dashes - Father O'Gorman's steam yacht has been thoroughly overhauled, painted, and a new canopy top put on. Her name has also been changed from Wherenow to Loretta.

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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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Weekly British Whig (Kingston, ON), 17 May 1894