The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 30 Oct 1894

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p.1 Incidents of the Day - The Canadian Shipping Co., known as the Beaver line, will go into liquidation. The Kingston stockholders are: P.R. Henderson, sixty shares; Mrs. Nickle, eighty shares. The investment may be considered a total loss.

The str. Coaster, from Clayton, called yesterday and got three of Calvin's divers and apparatus and went to the schr. Hartford, in Mexico Bay, N.Y., to see what shape she is in.

The prop. Erin arrived in from Fort William this afternoon with 26,000 bushels of wheat for Richardson & Sons.

He Died At Deseronto - Capt. G.O. Forester was captain of the barge Puritan.

Capt. Johnson Receives Settlement - During the past week Capt. Johnson, owner of the yacht Alert, which sank at Round Island dock last season, by reason of a collision with the Islander, has received a very satisfactory settlement from the Thousand Island steamboat company. It is believed that all legal proceedings, if any were in contemplation, will be stopped by the mutual agreement entered into between the owners of the boats.



The Empress of India is at Picton, where she will lay up.

The tug Thomson cleared with four barges for Montreal this morning.

The str. D.D. Calvin and tow are en route to the city with grain for Portsmouth.

The str. Glengarry, in yesterday from Fort William, was delayed six days at Michipicoten Island, Lake Superior.

The prop. Glengarry and consort Minnedosa cleared for Fort William last night. The tow arrived in about noon.

Richardson & Sons' fleet of little vessels will be in today from bay ports. A light wind sprung up last night which proved a boon to sailing vessels.

It is likely the K. & M. forwarding company will store grain in their barges at Portsmouth this winter and engage three men to look after the boats.

Yesterday men commenced pulling the str. Maud to pieces and taking down the machinery. While she is being lengthened the str. Islander will do her work on the ferry.

The str. Alexandria called at Dunn's wharf last night from Brighton to Montreal, loaded with all she could carry. The str. Melbourne, from Toledo to Montreal, had a full load and quite a number of passengers.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 30 Oct 1894