The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 25 Jul 1894

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p.1 The Vessel Seizure - Amherstburg, July 25th - more on seizure of str. Louise, of Sandusky, by government steamer Petrel; report that the str. was fishing in Canadian waters is untrue.


The schr. Fleetwing is loading lumber for Oswego.

The schr. Ella Murton is in with coal from Charlotte.

The tug Hall brought four barges up from Montreal.

The prop. New Orleans cleared for Oswego to load coal for the upper lakes.

The str. Hall is here from the lakes with 28,000 bushels of wheat for Richardson & Sons.

Str. Algerian, Toronto; str. Corsican, Montreal; str. Swift, Ottawa, were at Swift's dock.

The str. Jessie Hall and six barges, three laden with coal and the other with grain cleared for Montreal today.

The prop. St. Magnus, Cleveland, flour, and prop. Cuba, from Montreal, called at Gunn's wharf yesterday.

The tug Walker towed over three barges of coal from Oswego to be sent on through to Montreal for the M.T. Co.'s use there.

Passed Port Colborne: str. Kate Butteroni, Chicago to Kingston, wheat; Armenia and consorts, Toledo to Kingston, timber.

Capt. Noonan, of the Rideau Belle, reports that the steamer sunk some days ago in the Tay canal, will be raised today. The damage to the Belle will not exceed $100. Though a careful examination has been made under water no hole can be found, and Capt. Noonan is of opinion that the boat was swamped by the rush of water over her deck and down the hatches when the upper gate broke.

p.2 The Oswego Strike - on July 14th the Oswego longshoremen went on strike; the Standard Oil company would not recognize the union nor let them load or unload cargoes; details of how it developed.

p.4 Picked Up A Yacht's Crew - Windsor, July 25th - steam barge Juno, Capt. Allen, picked up five crew from yacht 20 miles off Rondeau.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 25 Jul 1894