The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 7 Jul 1894

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p.1 Where Is The Yacht? Ariadne left on Monday for Big Sodus to take in regatta; not seen since; a stiff breeze on lake all week; finally learned that it arrived at Charlotte yesterday morning.

Had His Leg Broken - while assisting in the shipyard at the operation of hauling out the propeller Ocean on the marine railway, one of the chains snapped, striking and breaking a man's leg.



The schr. Julia will get away for Oswego today.

The sloop Maggie L. left Davis' dry-dock today after being caulked.

The schr. Fabiola has been relieved of her cargo of coal by J. Hackett and gang at the Grove Inn.

The schr. Queen of the Lakes is still waiting for a charter. There is very little coal moving.

Arrivals at Garden Island, July 7th - str. Armenia, barge Valencia, and the schr. S.H. Dunn, Toledo, timber.

The str. Corsican, Toronto; str. Passport, Montreal, and str. James Swift, Ottawa, reported at Swift's dock this morning.

Davis & Son shipped another steamyacht to the west today. It was contracted for just a month ago today and belongs to E. Worthington, Toronto.

Cheap Rates On The Lake - Chicago, July 7th - The freight rate to Kingston dropped yesterday to a point never before touched in the history of shipments from this port to Lake Ontario. The steamers Monteagle and Hurlbut were chartered for wheat at 2 1/4c.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 7 Jul 1894