The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 15 Aug 1894


Description
Full Text

p.1 At Cobourg yachtsmen got up a race between a number of schooners that were in port there. The following took part: Vienna, Eliza White and Picton. The Picton, owned by Capt. Rooney, won.

MARINE INTELLIGENCE.

Capt. Donnelly is in Lakefield inspecting vessels.

The schr. B.W. Folger is in from Oswego with a cargo of coal.

The schr. Loretta Rooney cleared for Oswego after unloading a cargo of coal at Breck & Booth's dock.

The schr. Queen of the Lakes arrived from Hamilton yesterday with a barge of wheat for Richardson & Sons.

Arrivals: str. Corsican, Montreal; str. Passport, Montreal; str. Bon Voyage, Charlotte; str. Magnet, Hamilton.

The prop. Escanaba is in from Chicago with 44,000 bushels of wheat. She will be unloaded at the M.T. Co.'s dock this afternoon.

Passed Port Colborne: strs. Escanaba, Chicago to Kingston, wheat; Nipigon and barge Chassel, Ogdensburg, lumber; D.D. Calvin and barge Toledo, Kingston, timber; Scotia, Owen Sound to Kingston, light.

Off On A Cruise - The steamyacht Minnie, Capt. W.T. Wescott, master and owner, arrived yesterday from Alexandria Bay towing a house-boat. The owner of the house-boat is E.W. Dewey, of New York. In it were twelve passengers, including two daughters of Mr. Dewey. They left today for a cruise on the Rideau river, and from there will go down the Grand river.

T. O'connor has been engaged as pilot.

A Gratifying Compliment - A significant tribute to the excellence of Canadian steamboat service on the lakes and St. Lawrence is paid by a writer in the "Marine Review," of Cleveland, Ohio. In the course of an article on a "Trip Down The St. Lawrence," it is said of the passenger steamers in the Canadian service that no lake (U.S.) steamers excepting the Northwest equals them.

p.3 At The Islands - Alexandria Bay, Aug. 14th - Vesta, new yacht of H.A. Laughlin, of Pittsburg; it came from Newport, R.I., by way of Atlantic and Gulf of St. Lawrence, 98 ft x 16 ft. beam.


Media Type:
Text
Newspaper
Item Type:
Clippings
Date of Publication:
15 Aug 1894
Local identifier:
KN.16691-164
Language of Item:
English
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
Donor:
Rick Neilson
Creative Commons licence:
pd [more details]
Copyright Statement:
Public domain: Copyright has expired according to the applicable Canadian or American laws. No restrictions on use.
Contact
Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Email
WWW address
Comment on this item
Groups of Related Records
Kingston Newspaper clippings
Other Web sites/External links
Daily British Whig, 15 August 1894 Daily British Whig, 15 August 1894
Powered by / Alimenté par VITA Toolkit




My favourites lets you save items you like, tag them and group them into collections for your own personal use. Viewing "My favourites" will open in a new tab. Login here or start a My favourites account.










British Whig (Kingston, ON), 15 Aug 1894