The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 16 Nov 1894

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The str. Magnet passed down to Montreal today to lay up.

The prop. Glengarry passed the Soo, yesterday, on her down trip.

Davis & Sons have started work on the steambarge Freemason. The work on the Maud is also progressing.

The str. Hero left, yesterday afternoon, at 4:40 o'clock, for Bay of Quinte ports, on account of a stiff westerly wind returned at 6:30 o'clock. She cleared again this morning.

The Cobourg business men are not pleased with the way the North King favors Port Hope, and therefore are agitating for the purchase of a steamer that would run exclusively for their benefit.

The str. Monteagle, owned by M.J. Cummings, Oswego, and captained by William Griffin, is ashore near South Chicago. The steamer being without cargo the bow and forward part of the boat passed over the reef and the stern struck hard.

p.3 Emerald, Nov. 13th - ....The Queen of the Lakes loaded over 500 bushels of barley last week....

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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 16 Nov 1894