The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 26 Jul 1894

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p.1 General Paragraphs - Capt. Scott has arrived from Toronto. His boat, the S.S. Carmona, has been laid up owing to depression in business.


The str. Spartan had a big crowd down from Toronto today.

The prop. Samoa is at Portsmouth with 40,000 bushels of wheat.

The steambarge Hall cleared for Port Colborne yesterday to await orders.

The str. Owen Sound, distributing the light-house supplies, has left Kincardine.

The steambarge Ralph, from Chicago, is expected at the M.T. company's dock today.

Arrivals: str. Passport, Montreal; str. James Swift, Ottawa; str. Magnet, Hamilton.

A dangerous obstruction to the navigation of small skiffs was removed from Carruthers' shoal and a new buoy located in its place.

Departures from Garden Island, July 26th - str. Reginald, Montreal, barges. Arrivals: str. Armenia, barge Valencia, Bay City, timber.

Capt. Noonan says the str. Rideau Belle should have been up last night. He believes the rushing of the water over the decks had more to do with the sinking of the boat than the small hole in her stern.

p.2 A Powerful Light - new searchlight on str. St. Lawrence is over one million candle power; can be seen from Watertown when it is being used at Clayton, over twenty miles away. [Watertown Times]

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 26 Jul 1894