The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 15 Jun 1896

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The str. Middlesex, from Chicago, is bound down with corn for the M.T. Company.

The Calvin company is removing the wreck of the old str. Calvin and removing it to Garden Island.

The str. Glengarry, with consort Minnedosa, Fort William, grain laden, is on the way down Lake Ontario.

While out for a cruise yesterday the yacht Gerda met with a slight mishap, having her topmast carried away.

Today the R. & O. steamers began running daily trips between Toronto and Kingston and Kingston to Montreal. These trips will continue until after the holiday season.

Arrivals: schrs. Fabiola, Oswego, 300 tons of coal for P. Walsh; Nellie Hunter, Emery and Bullock, Oswego, 400 tons of coal each for R. Crawford; str. Denver, Chicago, 48,000 bushels of corn for the M.T. Co.

The Canadian marine department has issued notice regarding the new buoys on the east side of the 800 foot dredged channel at the foot of the Detroit river. The axis of this channel is a straight line joining Detroit river (Bar point) light-house and the Canadian light-house on Bois Blanc Island. The seven red wooden spar buoys marking this channel have been in place for some time past.

p.4 General Paragraphs - The barge Joseph R., now in the government dry dock for repairs, will be ready for use again in three days.

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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
Rick Neilson
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 15 Jun 1896