The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 6 Jul 1894

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p.1 General Paragraphs - In the thirty foot class yacht race at Sodus Point, N.Y., yesterday, the Norma, owned by F. Strange, of this city, got third place. The report says she sailed in very hard luck.


The tug Walker cleared for Montreal with nine barges of wheat.

The sloop Maggie L. is in Davis' dry-dock to have her bottom and sides well caulked.

The schr. Annie Falconer is discharging her cargo of coal at the penitentiary.

The steam barge J.G. Nichols, Capt. Hinckley, left last evening for Oswego to load coal for Merrickville. Mr. Milne has charge of the engine.

Passed Port Colborne: str. Armenia, barge Valencia, Toledo to Garden Island, timber; schr. Queen of the Lakes, Duluth to Ogdensburg, oats; barge Crosswaithe, Harbor Springs to Oswego, lumber; schr. Oliver Mitchell, Tonawanda to Brockville, ore.

Arrivals: str. Bon Voyage, Charlotte; str. Rideau Belle, Smith's Falls; str. Spartan, Montreal; schr. Annie Falconer, Oswego, coal; schr. Folger, Oswego, coal; str. Bannockburn and barges Selkirk and Winnipeg, Duluth, 166,000 bushels of wheat.

The M.T. Co.'s shovellers made good time unloading the str. Bannockburn and barges Selkirk and Winnipeg. They arrived at 3:30 o'clock, yesterday afternoon, and all the grain from the three boats was on its way to Montreal in barges at nine o'clock this morning.

Mr. Cantlin (Cantin ?), representing the boat owner, and Mr. Frost, the insurance company, have almost completed their survey of the str. Ocean's wreck. The survey has been completed as far as the steamer is concerned. This was conducted at Deseronto. The gentlemen arrived here today to look at the steamer's injured cargo.

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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
Rick Neilson
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 6 Jul 1894