The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 11 Sep 1895

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p.1 General Paragraphs - The str. Empire State will be equipped with new stanchions.

The steambarge Jack will load grain at Duluth. She has received a charter.

Would Not Grant Leave - for tug to pull out piece of Rousseau water pipe lodged under city pipe.


The prop. Melbourne, bound down for Montreal, got on a shoal near Prescott last night.

The strs. Islander and Jessie Bain will remain in service at the islands as long as business will warrant.

The tug Thomson took four barges down the river last night, exchanged and returned with four light ones.

The prop. Rosedale cleared for Cleveland last night after unloading 58,000 bushels of wheat at the M.T. Co.'s dock. The Rosedale will load coal at Cleveland for Fort William.

The str. Jack has been fitted with a new propeller wheel. She made the passage up Lake Ontario, this trip, in three hours less time than she took with the old one, the wind and weather being about the same.

Manager Howard, of the Transit Co., Prescott, left for Picton last night after arranging with inspector Thompson for the repairs to be made the str. Transit's machinery. The steamer is now on the ways at Picton getting repaired. Her machinery will be overhauled at the Kingston foundry.

p.2 Port Milford, Sept. 10th - ....The yacht Ripple arrived last week from the Niagara peach orchards with a load of peaches, which were soon bought up....The steamer Hazelton, of Oswego, has stopped running from here to Oswego on Mondays, owing to dullness of trade, but will be on her regular route again this fall....

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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 11 Sep 1895