The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 6 Dec 1894

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p.1 General Paragraphs - The new barge built in the shipyard of the M.T. Co. will be launched on Saturday.

Would Not Accept - The insurance company has offered Capt. D. Bates, of the schr. B.W. Folger, $1,000 for his damages by the loss of the vessel. Capt. Bates would not accept this. He says he will have $2,000 or none at all.


The schr. Dunmore will be launched on Saturday.

The water in the harbor is four inches lower than it was this time last year.

The schr. Pilot arrived in this morning with a cargo of grain from Hay Bay, for Richardson & Sons.

The schr. Worts has arrived here from Pelee Island, Lake Erie, with 14,000 bushels of peas for Richardson & Sons.

A forwarding man stated this morning that the river trade depended a great deal on the corn crop in the west. This year the crop has been a big failure and consequently he claims the prospects for next year's business are slim.

The Canadian steamer Enterprise, wrecked at North Point reef some months ago and abandoned by her owners, and afterwards released by Gilchrist & Fletcher, has been towed to Alpena after having being built at Bay City. The hull is in good condition. The machinery will be put back, her cabins reconstructed and she will be given an American registry.

p.2 District Dashes - The old Enterprise, the first steamboat that plied the waters of the Mississippi, at Carleton Place, has served her day and gone - to the bottom. The machinery has been taken out of her, and the hull is being torn to pieces.

p.4 Stella, Dec. 5th - ...Capt. Saunders, Mr. McDonald and E. Glenn have returned home from sailing....

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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 6 Dec 1894