The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 15 Nov 1895

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p.1 The Ella Murton Clears - The schr. Ella Murton, sold a few days ago to Mr. Murton, of Hamilton, hoisted her sails this afternoon for the first time this season, and cleared for Oswego to load coal for Hamilton. She will run between the two points named during the remaineder of the season. An old sailor, when speaking of the Murton's trip this afternoon, remarked that the vessel was sold for a sum - $1,200 - that would hardly cover the cost of her fittings, while a few years ago, she might easily have been disposed of for $12,000.


The tug Walker, with four grain laden barges, cleared today for Montreal.

The schr. Queen of the Lakes was supplied with a new bowsprit today. She is loading rye at Richardson & Sons' elevator for Walkerville.

The south east wind prevailing for the past couple of days has resulted in the rising of the water in the harbor. Today it is fully ten inches higher than it was a week ago.

The str. Arabian, from Fort William, with 40,700 bushels of wheat, arrived at the M.T. Co's dock this morning. This is the boat tied up at Duluth at the instance of an American agency for an insurance company. The damages for which she was libelled was done to a Canadian boat in Canadian waters, and by a Canadian boat. The Canadian marine association has pointed out these facts to both the Canadian and American governments. The Arabian's owners gave bonds at Duluth to enable the steamer to leave port.

Launch of the Hero - The injuries sustained by the str. Hero in her recent collision with the steambarge Nile have been repaired and she will be launched at Deseronto tomorrow and will take up her route on Monday, to continue until the close of the season.

p.3 Port Milford, Nov. 12th - ....Schr. H.M. Ballou loaded rye for Richardsons, Kingston, on Monday....

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 15 Nov 1895