The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 12 Jun 1895

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The prop. Erin with barge Danforth is in from Fort William with wheat for Richardson & Son, about 75,000 bushels.

Passed Port Colborne: Str. J.J. Hill Marion (sic), Chicago to Kingston, corn; D.D. Calvin and barges, Soo to Kingston, timber; Prince, Chicago to Ogdensburg, general cargo.

Mr. Carroll is making wheels for the steamers Reginald, Walker, Aberdeen, Cleopatra, and several other boats. He made a wheel for the str. John Haggart, and the engineer says it is a great success. The Haggart will run from Brockville to Rockport.

Capt. Allen, of the schr. Queen of the Lakes, says the people of Oswego are in great grief over the foundering of the steamyacht near Grenadier Island on Thursday last. Capt. Blackhorn, who had charge of the yacht, was an old mariner. The yacht was on its way to Alexandria Bay with samples of railroad springs, etc. for the inspection of the convention meeting there.

p.2 Collinsby, June 11th - The Orion and barges are expected in with timber for the C.B. rafting company. The tug Petrel is almost ready to work again. Mr. Leslie fulfilled his contract of delivering the S.S. Campana at the dry-dock in Montreal. The tug Beaver took a raft down the river last week.

p.4 Affairs of the Hour - Angus McEachran, employed by the Hardy Lumber Co., Parry Sound, as engineer on an Alligator tug, was portaging a boom of logs when the chain by which the Alligator was fastened to a tree broke and flying back killed McEachran instantly. He was formerly postmaster at Nipissing.

Fined The Garbage Dumpers - Amherstburg, June 11th - crew members of Ruelle fined for dumping garbage in Detroit River; this issue has to be taken to a higher court.

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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 12 Jun 1895