The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 1 Sep 1894

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p.1 The steam yacht Juno, destroyed by fire at the penitentiary was the one used by convicts to escape to the United States, and also a subject for parliamentary discussion.


The steambarge Hall got away for the canal last night.

The tug Walker is in from Montreal with nine barges of grain.

The schr. Annandale is in from Charlotte with coal for the Rathbun Co.

The str. Spartan was down from Toronto today and the str. Corsican went up.

The str. Calvin will be down in the course of a day or two with barges of grain.

The steambarge Toltec and consort Mystic cleared for Oswego to load coal for up the lakes.

The str. Bannockburn and tow and the str. Glengarry and barges arrived at William (sic) today.

A government dredge is still engaged at Kingston Mills filling in leakages with dirt about the locks.

Schooners in here with coal have no other charters at present. Vessels are unable to get much work ahead.

The steambarge St. Lawrence ran aground in the St. Marie river yesterday. A tug is now working at her.

The steambarge Nightingale had the misfortune to bend her shaft, Tuesday. A new shaft was put in only a few weeks ago. The Nightingale will not run on the Clayton-Fine View route again this season.

Building And Boat Burned - penitentiary boathouse and yacht destroyed.

To Race At Toronto - yacht Norma will be captained by Frank Strange.

Sept. 3, 1894

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 1 Sep 1894