The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 2 Jul 1894

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July 3, 1894

p.1 General Paragraphs - The steam barge Clinton and tow arrived today with cargoes of timber from Toledo.

Arrivals at Garden Island, July 3rd - str. Clinton, Toledo, timber; barge Grimsby, Toledo, timber; str. Reginald, Ogdensburg, barges.

Today the sailing yacht Ariadne in charge of Capt. E. Booth left for the yacht races at Big and Little Sodus Points to commence tomorrow.

Incidents of the Day - The str. Orion arrived yesterday at Collins' Bay from Ashland, with timber.


The str. Ocean is now on the ways at Deseronto.

The schr. Julia with coal for Folger Bros. is here from Oswego.

The schr. Storrs has arrived at Richardson & Sons with barley.

The str. Rhoda Emily has cleared for Oswego to load coal for up the lake and the str. Josephine went to Erie.

The str. Iona was placed, today, on Davis' dry-dock. She will receive a new wheel and be thoroughly caulked.

Arrivals: str. Josephine, Chicago, 37,000 bush. wheat; str. Rhoda Emily, 35,000 bush. corn; str. Corsican, Toronto; str. Passport, Montreal; str. Rideau Belle, Smith's Falls; barge Beaufort, Montreal, soft coal.

p.2 News of All Quarters - Capt. Byron Hawkins, one of the best known captains through the chain of great lakes, died at Oswego on Saturday, aged sixty-eight years.

A thirteen year old girl, Annie Hiscock, of Port Colborne, who was employed as cook on the steam dredge General Mead, was drowned at St. Clair Straits Thursday.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 2 Jul 1894