The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 28 Aug 1894

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p.1 Incidents of the Day - The steward of the str. Hero is J. Tilton and all the honors due to a good table are his by right of conquest.


The steamer Rosedale, from Duluth, arrived at Portsmouth this morning with a cargo of grain.

The str. Spartan from Toronto and the str. Bohemian from Montreal are the mail boats today.

The str. Rideau Belle is carrying considerable grain from Richardson to millers along the canal.

Called at Gunn's wharf: str. Charley Ferris from Oswego; str. Alexandria, Charlotte to Montreal.

Henry Mooers purchased the damaged wheat of the str. Argonaut's cargo. There was some 600 bushels. The sloop Idlewild carried the grain down to Richardson's dock this morning.

The str. Hero arrived at this port at nine o'clock this morning with a load of Gananoque people for Picton. The excursion was run by the Prentice Boys down there. A band was on board.

Drowned Last Night - two firemen off str. Armenia leave Garden Island to go to Kingston, get drunk, and when returning at night skiff overturns and Thomas McKenny drowns; James Brown clings to overturned skiff all night; picked up by str. Spartan just off Cedar Island.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 28 Aug 1894