The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 27 Jul 1894

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p.1 Off For A Time - steamyacht Outing on trip, owned by G.F. Fulford of Brockville (Pink Pills).

Collision On The River - steamyacht Alert and str. Islander were both trying to get to same dock at Round Island park; collision resulted in Alert, owned by Samuel Jones, of Clayton, sinking in a few minutes, no injuries.


The str. Nile and barge Isis cleared for Ottawa to load lumber today.

The str. Butteroni is here from Chicago with 36,000 bushels of wheat.

The sloop Dandy left for Seeley's Bay, this morning, with a cargo of sundries.

The prop. Bannockburn and barges will have 265,000 bushels of wheat down this trip.

Arrivals: str. Corsican, Toronto; str. Algerian, Montreal; str. Bon Voyage, Charlotte.

The schr. Queen of the Lakes cleared today for Oswego to load 550 tons of coal for Rockwood asylum.

The prop. P.J. Ralph arrived at the M.T. Co.'s dock yesterday with 50,000 bushels of wheat. She cleared for Erie to load coal for Chicago.

The forwarding business has revived and the company at Portsmouth had a great deal of grain to handle during the past week and a half. The business is expected to be very lively this fall.

John Donnelly, sr., telephoned from Perth yesterday for one of the company's divers to go down to the str. Rideau Belle, sunk in the Tay canal. Diver Clark went down on the train last night.

The str. Glengarry, towing the barges Minnedosa and Kildonan, left Fort William last night with grain for Kingston. The Glengarry left Kingston just a week ago yesterday. The trip up was an exceptionally fast one. The tow will have 121,000 bushels.

p.4 The Petrel After Illegal Fishers - Dunkirk, N.Y., July 27th - American fishing boats are worried.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 27 Jul 1894