The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 24 Oct 1894

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p.1 Personal Mention - The body of Mrs. O'Toole, wife of Capt. O'Toole, drowned at the wreck of the schr. Hartford, was discovered by the Sandy Creek life-saving crew, floating about three miles from shore. This is the second body recovered so far.

p.3 Thousand Island Park, Oct. 24th - The steamer Island Wanderer has been taken off the Clayton-Alexandria Bay route and the steamer Junita, Capt. Rattery, will fill her place for the rest of the season......The mason work on the tower at Rock Island light will be completed in a few days....

p.4 Washburn, Oct. 23rd - The tug Minnie Belle and barges, from Oswego with coal for Ottawa, laid here over Sunday. They were delayed in Oswego nearly two weeks waiting for weather to cross the lake....


The str. D.D. Calvin and consort left Port Arthur for Kingston yesterday.

The schr. Falconer will clear for Oswego today to load coal for Kingston.

The prop. Hill cleared for Oswego, last night, to load coal for the upper lakes.

The tug Fearless left Davis' dry-dock yesterday after having a new wheel put on.

The tug Walker came in from Dickenson's Landing light and cleared with seven loaded barges this morning.

The strs. Rosedale and Lake Michigan, with grain from Fort William to Kingston, passed Port Colborne last night.

Work on the steambarge Freemason will be delayed for four or five weeks. This is a bad time to get hold of good lumber.

Next week the work of lengthening the str. Maud will be commenced. It is expected the improvement will cause the boat to run a couple of miles faster per hour.

The str. Passport left for Sorel, Que., today to be laid up. It was first intended to lay her up here, but it was afterwards decided to add some improvements to her.

The tug Active took a couple of barges over to Oswego last night. They were loaded with lumber and came from Ottawa. The barges had been windbound here for some time.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
Rick Neilson
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 24 Oct 1894