The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 31 Aug 1895

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p.1 A New Order - Collector of customs has received the following from the deputy minister of marine, in reference to yachts carrying passengers: 'That no steamer can legally carry passengers unless she has a certificate as a passenger steamer, and a steamer is limited to carrying the master and crew, and the owner and his family and servants, unless certificated to carry passengers."


The K. & M.F. Co. shipped 140,000 bushels of grain to Montreal yesterday.

The schr. Annie Falconer will clear for Oswego today to load coal for this port.

Arrivals: Str. Hamilton, Montreal; str. Algerian, Toronto; str. Spartan, Montreal.

The K. & M.F. Co. has 250,000 bushels of grain at Ogdensburg to transport to Montreal.

Prop. Niagara, Toledo, arrived this morning and will lighten corn and proceed to Montreal.

The prop. Tilley and consort Merritt are expected in, tonight, from Duluth, with a cargo of flour.

The vessel rates for down the lakes are going up. Yesterday 4 1/2 cents per bushel was offered from Duluth to Kingston.

Passed Port Dalhousie, up: Str. L. Shickluna, Montreal to Fort William, general cargo; str. Marion, Kingston to Buffalo, light; schr. New Dominion, Hamilton to Parry Sound, light. Passed down: Str. Niagara, Toledo to Montreal, corn; str. D.R. Van Allen, Parry Sound to Oswego, lumber.

Passed Port Colborne, down: Str. Orion and three barges, Grand Marais to Collins Bay, timber; Tilley and barges, Fort William to Montreal, wheat; McVittie, Chicago to Ogdensburg, general cargo. Passed up: Calvin and barges, Kingston to Duluth, light; Shickluna, Montreal to Fort William, general cargo; Nicaraqua, Oswego to Superior, coal; Marion, Kingston to Buffalo, light; Bayfield, Port Dalhousie to Port Colborne.

General Paragraphs - The steam yacht Otsego was sold at public auction to W.H. Rees, who made the highest bid, $400.

The steamyacht Pastime entered Davis' drydock today for repairs. She will have her rudder, stern pipe and shoe fixed up besides some caulking. The yacht smashed into a wharf at Clayton.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 31 Aug 1895