The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 13 Sep 1894

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p.1 Incidents of the Day - The steam yacht Vesta, owned by Mr. Bronson, M.P., Ottawa, went down the canal yesterday afternoon. She had been among the islands with a party during the summer months.


The str. Columbian will arrive here in a few days.

The tug Thompson is in from Montreal with seven light barges.

The schr. B.W. Folger got away for Oswego last night with a cargo of shingles.

After next Saturday the mail boats will make only tri-weekly trips between Toronto and Montreal until the close of the season.

Arrivals: str. Passport, Toronto, str. Arabian, Montreal; str. Spartan, Montreal; str. James Swift, Ottawa; str. Magnet, Hamilton.

The str. Glengarry, with the barges Minnedosa and Kildonan, will arrive this afternoon. All three boats have 125,000 bushels of wheat.

Won The Contest - The yacht Norma, of Kingston, won the race at Toronto on Wednesday by seven minutes. The race is likely to be protested. (details of race)

Weekly British Whig, Sept. 13, 1894

p.5 Marine Paragraphs - The schr. Julia, Capt. Horn, is still ashore at the head of Wolfe Island. She is resting easy.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 13 Sep 1894