The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 1 Jun 1894

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p.3 Bedford Mills, May 29th - The tug Edmund has gone to Montreal with soapstone.



The schr. Eliza White is in from Oswego with a cargo of coal.

The strs. Wilhelm and Topeka cleared for up the lake this morning.

The str. Nichol cleared for Oswego this morning to load coal for Smith Falls.

At the Kingston & Montreal Forwarding Co.'s dock, Portsmouth, the prop. Wilson has arrived with 33,000 bush. of corn. She comes from Chicago.

Passed Port Colborne downwards: str. Bannockburn, Glengarry, Minnedosa, Fort William to Kingston, wheat; Lake Michigan, Fort William to Montreal, wheat.

Wreck of the Magnet.

Cedars, Que., May 31st - The Richelieu & Ontario navigation company's str. Magnet ran ashore in the Cascade rapids, six miles east of here, this morning. The boat is in a favorable position and has sustained very little damage. The cargo is reported all dry and not damaged. Passengers are landed and will proceed east by train from Vaudrueil.

Mr. Donnelly and son John left for Montreal at midnight.

The manager of the company telegraphed John Donnelly, sr., to go to Montreal to consult with him in reference to the grounding of the Magnet.

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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
Rick Neilson
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 1 Jun 1894