The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 10 Oct 1894

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p.1 Incidents of the Day - The str. Columbian is moored at the locomotive works' dock. Very little money will be laid out on her this year.

The steamer North King is laid up at Port Hope, a crack having been discovered in her shaft. The str. Resolute is taking her route.


The str. Magnet will be down from Hamilton this afternoon.

The schrs. Fabiola and Two Brothers are in from Oswego with coal.

The prop. Monteagle has cleared for Oswego to load coal for Chicago.

The tug Thompson has arrived in with three light barges from Montreal.

The prop. Bannockburn passed the Soo yesterday and is expected in Fort William tonight.

It is said that the insurance companies are about to appeal from the recent judgement in connection with the Richelieu & Ontario Navigation and the steamer Columbian.

p.3 Raised The Lighthouse - Thousand Island Park, Oct. 8th - ....The lighthouse on Rock Island has been raised six feet and now shows a light from all points of the compass. It is only a few rods from this light the str. Oconto and schr. Vickery lie in over 100 feet of water....

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
Rick Neilson
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 10 Oct 1894