The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 19 Aug 1895

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p.1 Steam Yachts In Trouble - Mr. McDonald's steam launch goes aground near Seeley's Bay, and Whistle Wing aground near Kingston Mills.


The schr. Fleetwing got in today with a cargo of coal for Swift & Co.

The schr. Kate Eccles cleared for Oswego to load coal for lake ports.

The schr. Loretta Rooney is in from Oswego with coal for Booth & Co.

The prop. Arabian got away for Montreal today after lightening flour here.

The str. John Duncan is en route for the upper lakes again. She unloaded here.

The prop. Niagara left Saturday night for Montreal to deliver the balance of her cargo of flour.

The tug Bronson is at the Kingston foundry getting necessary repairs made to her machinery.

The barge Dorchester is on the government dry-dock receiving a general overhauling and caulking.

The tug Active cleared on Saturday with three loaded barges, exchanged and came up this morning with seven light barges.

Arrivals: Str. Persia, Montreal; str. Bon Voyage, Charlotte; str. Passport, Toronto; str. Corsican, Montreal; str. James Swift, Ottawa.

The R. & O.N. company has made extensive preparations for the transporting of the delegates to the Knights Templars convention at Boston. Thirty train loads of people are to arrive here during the week and will take boats to Montreal. Every available steamer has been engaged.

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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 19 Aug 1895