The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 30 Aug 1894

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p.1 To Deepen Lachine Canal - to be deepened to uniform depth of fifteen feet.

General Paragraphs - Capt. John Bertrand, in charge of the steamyacht Alert when she was crushed and sunk by the Islander recently, has been informed that his appeal to the United States supervising inspector has been sustained, and he is to have his license returned to him.

p.4 Schooner Given Up For Lost - Manitowoc, Wis., Aug. 30th - The schooner Restless, which sailed from this place for Pine Lake, Mich., 17 days ago, has been given up as lost as nothing has been heard of her. It is supposed the crew of three men perished.


The tug Walker has arrived from Montreal with three light barges.

The steambarge Hall is on her way down the lake with a cargo for the M.T. Co.

The schr. Annie Falconer has cleared for Charlotte to load coal for Swift & Co.

The prop. Toltec and consort from Duluth, will arrive today with 150,000 bushels of wheat.

Passed Port Colborne - strs. W.B. Hall, Fort William to Kingston; Monteagle, Chicago to Kingston, wheat.

Arrivals: str. James Swift, Ottawa; str. Magnet, Hamilton; str. Corsican, Toronto; str. Spartan, Montreal; str. Hero, Belleville.

The houseboat Reverie, from Alexandria Bay, being towed by the steamyacht Sirius, arrived today. On board is William H. Nichols, Brooklyn, N.Y., and party. They will go down the Rideau for a couple of weeks.

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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 30 Aug 1894