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

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p.1 To Form A Company - Capt. Perry Burns, Buffalo, N.Y., John Hazlett, J.H. Scott, Joseph Swift and William Power, ship builder, of Kingston, Ont., are applying for incorporation as the "Victoria & Black Rock Ferry Co." Capital, $12,800.

The steamer Rideau Belle is aground near Belle Island. She ran into ice and had a hole stove in her bow yesterday. The owners expected to have her pumped out and brought to the city today.


Part of the hull of the wrecked schooner Hartford was driven ashore in Saturday's gale in Mexico Bay. The report that the life insurance companies, in which Capt. O'Toole carried policies, have refused to pay the claims is unfounded. No application has been made pending the appointment of an administrator for his estate.

The schr. Annandale, from Trenton, is discharging peas at the M.T. Co.'s dock.

The tug Active cleared today for Montreal with four barges, containing 75,000 bushels of wheat.

The sloop Echo, with 3,000 bushels of peas from Consecon and Bay of Quinte ports, arrived Saturday in two of the tug Maggie May.

Eight barges laden with grain and two tugs have been compelled to remain at Prescott for several days on account of low water.

Capt. John Graham, Sackett's Harbor, who sailed the lakes for forty-three years, has retired and is keeping the Waverly house, Sackett's Harbor. Though sixty-five years of age he is hale and hearty.

The str. Rosedale is at Portsmouth, having arrived from Fort William this morning with 62,000 bushels of wheat. She will be ready to clear for the west again tonight. The tug Chieftain leaves tonight for Montreal with three barges grain laden from Portsmouth and three from Ogdensburg.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 10 Nov 1894