The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 29 Aug 1894

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p.1 Brown Tells The Story - of hanging on to skiff all night; he was later discharged from str. Armenia.

A Fine Record - the Thousand Island steamboat company has carried more than one million people this year; managed by Howard S. Folger. [Watertown Times]

Incidents of the Day - Today a tug and two barges left for Salmon Point for 1,000 bushels of gravel to be used in tar and gravel walks to be built by the city.


The schr. Baltic will load coal at Charlotte for Kingston.

There was not a single grain laden vessel for Kingston today.

The steambarge Nile and barge Isis cleared for Ottawa this morning, light.

The schr. Annie Minnes has cleared for Oswego to load coal for the Rathbun Co., Deseronto.

The schr. Annie Rooney is unloading coal at Breck & Booth's dock. She will clear for Oswego.

Arrivals: str. Corsican, Montreal; str. Bon Voyage, Charlotte; str. Magnet, Hamilton; str. James Swift, Ottawa; schr. Fleetwing, Oswego.

The schr. Fleetwing is in from Charlotte with a load of coal, and the prop. Omaha, from Chicago with 49,000 bushels of wheat, has unloaded her cargo at Portsmouth.

The directors of the Richelieu & Ontario Navigation Co. found that the service between here and Toronto is not sufficient to accommodate the business. A scheme to improve this service was discussed, and it will probably take the shape of putting on two or three large steamers of the Carolina stamp to ply between Toronto and Prescott, and the steamers now on the route will be utilized to bring the passengers from Prescott to Montreal, two of these to meet each of the larger boats.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 29 Aug 1894