The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), 6 Aug 1895

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Aug. 7, 1895

p.1 Cut the Captain's Cheek - Capt. Hinckley of str. America attacked.


The sloop Sovereign arrived today from Deseronto with lumber.

The tugs Bronson and Thomson left today with eight loaded barges.

The schrs. Picton and Speedwell cleared today for Oswego, to load coal for Kingston.

The strs. Sequin and Rosedale, from Fort William and Duluth, are on their way to Kingston with wheat.

The str. Glengarry and consort Minnedosa with 9,000(sic) bushels of wheat, and the prop. Rosedale, of Duluth, with 57,000 bushels of wheat, unloaded at the M.T. Co's dock this morning.

Incidents of the Day - A very large photograph of the steamer Islander, while sailing among the Thousand Islands, is on exhibition in Mrs. Ohike's window. The glass covering the picture measures thirty eight inches by forty-eight inches.

General Paragraphs - The steambarge Sequin, from Duluth, while coming into the M.T. Co.'s dock this afternoon ran on the shoal in the harbor. She is very heavily laden with grain.

p.2 The Body Found - body of Capt. Blackburn, of lost steam yacht Gitani, found near Tibbett's Point.

Collins Bay, Aug. 6th - The steamer Orion with barges Neelon, Waubeshene and Albatross are unloading timber here.

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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), 6 Aug 1895