The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 23 May 1894

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p.1 Wolfe Island, May 23th - ....The death of Capt. McCullough and crew of the schr. Cummings was received here with sadness, as the captain's father and brother reside on the island. Some of the crew were also known here....


The schrs. Fabiola and Falconer are in from Oswego with coal.

The tug Hall will leave tonight with a tow of barges for Montreal.

The tug Walker will start for Montreal with three barges of grain today.

The schr. Acacia will clear for Oswego this afternoon to load coal for R. Crawford.

The prop. Escanaba will be in tomorrow with a load of grain from up the lake.

The Portsmouth barges will be laid up for a few weeks as there is very little grain moving.

The str. Pierrepont was engaged yesterday drawing hay. The Princess Louise took her route.

The tug Maggie May brought the barge Peruvian up from Sand Lake with a cargo of wood for Crawford.

Capt. Hinckley's steambarge Nichol made a trial trip yesterday afternoon. She starts on the canal work right away.

The str. Spartan will start her regular trips between Montreal and Toronto on June 15th. She is now in the dry-dock receiving repairs.

The steambarge Marion, owned by Johnston Brown, in service on Loughboro Lake, will be removed here. She will be used this season on the Rideau river.

The schr. Whitbeck, towed by the str. James, will unload her cargo of grain at the M.T. Co.'s dock. The steamer will proceed to Ogdensburg to unload and call for the vessel coming back.

Coal From Scotland - The Calvin company has contracted for 1,000 tons of soft coal to be brought from Scotland. The first consignment of coal arrived today at Garden Island. The company is getting the coal cheaper than the American soft coal.

p.3 Rockport, May 22nd - ....The steamer Antelope is making her regular trips again....

Daily British Whig, May 24, 1894

not published - Queen's birthday.

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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 23 May 1894