The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 10 Jul 1895

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Passed Port Colborne: schrs. Dunn and Emerald, Toledo to Garden Island, timber.

The schr. Annie Falconer has arrived from from Charlotte with a cargo of coal for Swift & Co.

The steamer Algonquin arrived in today with 60,000 bushels of wheat for the M.T. Co. She comes from Chicago.

Arrivals at Garden Island: Str. D.D. Calvin, Marquette, timber; sch. Ceylon and barge Augustus, Marquette, timber; schr. S.H. Dunn, Toledo, timber.

The tug Beaver, owned by Capt. Bonar, Belleville, is sunk in nine feet of water near Cornwall. She struck a rock while trying to pull a raft of timber off an island.

Visgar's new steamyacht will be up from Alexandria Bay to enter Davis' drydock. The yacht will have a new wheel, stern post repaired and machine work done.

The schooner Burton arrived in from Gananoque this morning, light. She will remain at this port until she gets something to do. Marine business is very quiet at present.

Consul Twitchell sent a copy of the order for the reduction of tolls in the Kingston drydock to Washington today. The colonel keeps the department posted on all matters of importance in this district.

The str. Beaver, of the Collins Bay Rafting Co., had an accident below Edwardsburg yesterday. She was towing a raft to Montreal when a couple of sections broke loose. They got on the "Crab," and in attempting to get them off the steamer struck, punched a hole in her bottom and settled. A pumping apparatus went down this morning to relieve the boat.

Rights of Flag Flying - a letter to editor complaining about American yacht Azalea flying British flag.

p.2 Black River Bridge, July 9th - ....Gilbert Jarvis arrived home from Oswego on Saturday after his fish nets. He intends spending the remainder of the summer fishing in the vicinity of Calf Island with Bruce Ingersoll, son of Capt. Ingersoll, of the fish tug Hazelton.

p.4 A Fine Hydrographic Chart - Washington, July 10th - a chart of St. Mary's and St. Joseph channels between Lakes Huron and Superior issued from the naval hydrographic office; badly needed by great lakes vessel masters.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 10 Jul 1895