The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 1 Nov 1894

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p.1 Will Build New Steamers - R. & O. will likely build a new steamer for next season and purchase another.

General Paragraphs - Several sailing vessels were wind bound at this port today.

The str. Hero will bring a lot of apples from bay ports next week. The shipments are to the old country.

The improvements to the str. Maud will cost $1,000 and to the steambarge Freemason $3,000. Davis & Sons will receive the contracts for bot jobs.



The str. Rideau Belle is in from Westport this morning.

The prop. Arabian cleared for Montreal today after lightening several thousand bushels of grain.

The schrs. Burton and Eliza White are in from Burlington with peas and wheat for Richardson & Sons.

The str. Magnet arrived this morning from Hamilton, being several hours late. A rush of freight was the cause.

Called at A. Gunn & Co.'s wharf: str. Lake Michigan, Montreal to Port Arthur; str. Cuba, Montreal to St. Catharines; str. Ocean, Montreal to Hamilton.

In the case of the Richelieu & Ontario navigation company against the Commercial Union insurance company to recover $40,000 for the burning of the str. Corinthian, leave was granted to the insurance company to appeal to the privy council in England from the recent decision of the court of appeals in favor of the Richelieu company.

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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 1 Nov 1894