The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 15 Oct 1894

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p.1 Personal Mention - Capt. Joseph Dix arrived home from Gananoque, today, after completing his season with the Lorelei between Gananoque and Clayton. The Lorelei did not have as good a season this year as last. The captain's charter with the Rathbun Co. runs out this season.

Damas Turgeon, of the schr. Hartford, drowned in Mexico Bay, was at one time mate of the str. Islander for several seasons and was well known by excursionists and tourists.



The schr. Fleetwing will unload part of her load at the cotton mill.

The tug Thompson cleared for Oswego with three barges to load coal, this morning.

The schr. Queen of the Lakes is in from Halton with wheat for Richardson & Sons.

The prop. Glengarry and consort Minnedosa were at the Soo, going up, on Saturday.

The str. Bannockburn with barges Selkirk and Winnipeg, left Fort William for Kingston on Friday.

The str. Marjorie and consort Emerald, with 46,000 bushels of wheat, are unloaded at the M.T. Co.'s dock. They come from Fort William.

The str. Hero was down yesterday on the str. North King's route. The Hero takes the King's trip from Brighton down; the str. Resolute crosses the lake.

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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 15 Oct 1894