The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 19 Nov 1894

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The prop. Bannockburn is expected here tomorrow morning.

The tug Thompson has arrived from Montreal with five light barges.

The schr. Ella Murton was fourteen days on her trip to Charlotte and return

The prop. Glengarry and schr. Minnedosa reached the Welland canal this morning.

Called at Gunn's dock: str. Acadia, Cleveland to Montreal; str. Alexandria, Trenton to Montreal; str. Water Lily, Montreal to Picton.

The schr. Ella Murton arrived in this port from Charlotte, this morning. A Rochester paper has a great cock and bull story about the Murton having a very rough passage which Capt. Saunders denies. He had a little snowy weather but that was all. His sails were not blown away as the paper said. The Murton went over with cedar posts from Deseronto. Her coal is for the M.T. Co.

p.4 Lake Erie Fishermen Have A Complaint - Sandusky, Ohio, Nov. 19th - Lake Erie fishermen are much agitated at the conduct of Canadian officials. The Canadian cutter Petrel is stationed a few miles north-east of Kelly's Island taking out gill nets. American fishermen claim these nets are in Canadian waters, and have appealed to the collector of customs here who has taken steps to have the U.S. steamer Fessenden sent to the fishing grounds.

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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 19 Nov 1894