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Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), 20 Jun 1894

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p.1 Incidents of the Day - Today the American boiler inspectors Messrs. R. Chestnut and J.R. Mothier looked over the machinery in the steamers Empire State and Jessie Bain.

The schr. Julia had trouble near the Ducks last night. She was on her way to Oswego when a squall struck her. Her bowsprit and head-gear was carried away. The schooner was obliged to turn back and run into this port. After making repairs the schooner will start back again.

p.3 Goderich Notes - Three steamers that have met with accidents lately were all engaged at some time in Goderich traffic. The Carmona being the old Manitoba, the Kent being the East, and the City of Windsor. Government dredge No. 9 and tug Delisle are being equipped for Fort William.



The strs. Topeka and Glengarry are on their way to Kingston for the M.T. Co.

The schr. Queen of the Lakes got away for Hamilton yesterday afternoon. She will bring a load of wheat for Richardson & Sons.

The str. Pierrepont took the schrs. Grantham and Murton down to the wreck of the str. Ocean yesterday. They will be engaged in raising the steamer.

Arrivals at Garden Island, June 19th - str. Reginald, Ogdensburg, barges; str. Clinton and barges Lyon and Grimsby, Toledo, timber. Departures - str. Chieftain, Ogdensburg, light; str. D.D. Calvin, barges Ceylon, Augustus and Norway, Duluth, light. The str. D.D. Calvin and consorts have delivered the largest lot of pine timber ever brought to Kingston in one tow, 180,000 cubic feet.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), 20 Jun 1894