The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 21 Jun 1895

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The sch. Deleware has coal from Charlotte for Richardson & Son's own use.

A corn charter from Chicago to Kingston has been made at 2 1/2 cents per bushel.

The steamer Princess Louise starts daily trips from Gananoque to Kingston next week.

W. Lesslie, Collins Bay, with steam pumps and divers, is at Cornwall to begin repairs on the sunken propellor Ocean.

The str. Pilgrim is owned by a stock company in which James Swift, Connolly Bros. and J.B. Murphy are largely interested.

The schr. Straubenzie has arrived from Buffalo. She has 23,000 bushels of wheat. This trip concluded the vessel's charter with Richardson & Son.

The steam yacht Lizzie, purchased by Mr. Fulford, Brockville, will go on Davis' drydock and have some new spars inserted besides other changes.

The str. Corsican passed through this morning. Her passengers will take the train at Brockville and be transferred to Cornwall where the str. Bohemian will meet them.

Brockville Recorder: The America is a magnificent boat, and those who were given an opportunity to inspect the interior have nothing but praise for the enterprise of the Folgers in providing such a craft for the excursion business.

p.4 The str. Algonquin is in with a cargo of wheat for the M.T. Co. This is the Algonquin's first trip down here this summer. She has carried about half a million bushels already this season. Capt. James McMaugh is on her again this season.

A Big Steamer For The Lakes - Cleveland, June 21st - The Memomine transportation company has decided to build a new steel steamer to take the place of the Norman, recently sunk on Lake Huron by the Canadian steamer Jack. It will cost about $200,000 and will be 400 feet long, in which case it will be the largest on the lakes. It will be built by the Globe company, of this city.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 21 Jun 1895