The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 22 Jun 1895


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MARINE INTELLIGENCE.

The prop. Algonquin left yesterday for up the lakes.

The str. America is booked for an excursion to Ogdensburg on July 4th.

A telegram received today says the lower canals will be open for traffic tomorrow.

The str. Corsican went down to Prescott today and transferred her passengers to Montreal.

Inspectors Donnelly and Taylor are engaged making a survey of the steambarge Jack at Garden Island.

The str. America will be at Folger's dock tonight, all lighted up, between eight and nine o'clock, for the inspection of the public.

The tug Stormy Petrel and barge Francis arrived yesterday on their way from Brockville to Dexter, N.Y. with pulp wood for Gus Hinckley.

The K. & M.F. Co. have a couple of barges of coal over from Oswego for Montreal, but on account of the break in the Cornwall canal the barges will be held here for a few days.

J.H. Ellis, chief engineer on the steamer Rosedale last year, fills a similar position on the S.S. Algonquin this season. He is one of the few engineers who holds a first class certificate.

The schrs. Fabiola and Fleetwing had a great race last night. The Fleetwing left Oswego a short time ahead of the Fabiola. The schooners were together several times during the night but the Fabiola finally pulled away from the Fleetwing and made Swift's dock first. As the Fabiola got in first the Fleetwing will have to wait until Capt. Bates gets unloaded before she can pull in to the hoist. This will mean a delay to him of about three days.

General Paragraphs - The str. Hamilton arrived last evening and cleared this morning for Hamilton.

This afternoon the steamer Empire State carried about 250 people down the river.

The str. Spartan will run between Prescott and Toronto until the Cornwall canal is mended.

Mr. Lesslie purchased a steamer in Quebec recently. He will take the machinery out of this boat and put it in a new sidewheel steamer for towing purposes.


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Date of Publication:
22 Jun 1895
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KN.16700e
Language of Item:
English
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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Rick Neilson
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 22 Jun 1895