The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 7 Sep 1895

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p.1 General Paragraphs - The str. Niagara will arrive in from Toledo this afternoon with 25,000 bushels of corn.


The str. Pilgrim is in Davis' drydock being caulked.

The str. Bon Voyage is now running between Charlotte and Toronto.

The schr. Annandale has unloaded coal and will clear for Oswego again.

The barge Iowa will leave the gov't drydock today after being caulked.

The schr. Fleetwing got over from Oswego this morning with coal for Swift & Co.

The schr. Pilot is at Richardson's dock. She comes from Bath and has peas and oats.

The str. Omaha has been chartered in Chicago to bring corn to Kingston at 3 1/2 cents per bushel.

Arrivals: Str. Spartan, Montreal; str. Passport, Toronto; str. Hamilton, Montreal; str. Hero, Belleville.

The prop. Algonquin will be in at the K. & M.F. Co.'s dock in a day or two. She is loaded with flour.

The tug Thompson arrived back from Montreal this morning with one barge. She exchanged her tow with another tug.

Capt. Becker, of the str. St. Magnus, died, on Thursday as the result of the burns received while on board the ill-fated craft at Port Dalhousie.

Michael Connolly expects that the new dredge will be completed early next month. The steel, which has caused delay lately, arrived from Pittsburg yesterday. The company has nothing ahead for the dredge to go at this fall, so she may be moored here for the winter.

Capt. Dunlop of the str. Algerian, dismissed a waiter and reprimanded the attendant on duty in the saloon for permitting a man to enter the stateroom of a lady, whom he attempted to kiss, but was repulsed. The lady made complaint to Capt. Dunlop, who made an investigation.

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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 7 Sep 1895