The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 27 Nov 1894

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p.1 Incidents of the Day - Fifty-two Frenchmen, belonging to the M.T. Co.'s barges, left for their homes in Valleyfield and Montreal last night.


The prop. Bannockburn is loading at Fort William today a cargo for Richardson & Sons.

The schr. Acacia was with the schr. Baltic for a while before she ran on the ridge off Oswego.

The wrecked steamer Monteagle will go into dry-dock at Milwaukee. A rough estimate of the wrecking bills and cost of repairs place the total between $16,000 and $20,000.

The schr. Fleetwing started yesterday afternoon to go to Charlotte, but the gale drove her back to the harbor. She goes over to bring back the cargo the B.W. Folger was to have brought.

The schr. Acacia picked up a cargo of grain along bay ports for Richardson & Sons and started for Oswego. She got within ten miles of that port, but had to turn back. The vessel sprung a leak.

p.4 Petrel Makes Another Seizure - Amherstburg, Nov. 27th - The Canadian Government cruiser Petrel seized yesterday in Lake Erie, near Little Hen and Chickens Islands, 21 gill white fish nets with a quantity of fish and brought them to this port last night.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 27 Nov 1894