The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 13 Jul 1894

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The wharf at Rockwood asylum is to be repaired forthwith.

Richardson & Sons have sent the schr. Two Brothers up the bay to bring down a load of wheat.

The prop. Lake Michigan, from Cleveland, lightened 500 bags of salt here before proceeding to Montreal.

Str. Spartan, Toronto; str. Algerian, Montreal; str. Bon Voyage, Charlotte; str. Rideau Belle, Perth, arrived at Swift's dock.

To Have A New Trial - The verdict in the case of Senegal vs. Thousand Island steamboat company has been upset and a new trial will occur with costs to abide the event. This decision recalls the catastrophe that occurred on the St. Lawrence River on the evening of July 17th, 1890, when the str. St. Lawrence, of the Thousand Island steamboat company fleet, ran into the yacht Catherine, sinking her and drowning five persons. John Senecal was engineer and his widow sued for damages. The plaintiff was defeated. Her counsel then applied for a new trial.

p.2 The Yacht Race - details of race off Sodus Point in which the Norma won the thirty foot class. [Rochester Democrat and Chronicle]

p.3 Bedford Mills, July 10th - ...The tug Edmund left this morning for Kingston.

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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 13 Jul 1894