The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 17 Jun 1896

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The str. Bannockburn and consorts passd Windsor last evening at six o'clock, last night.

The str. Persia, from Toronto, called at Craig & Co.'s wharf, this morning, with a full list of passengers.

Arrivals: str. Glengarry, Fort William, 31,500 bushels of wheat for the M.T. Co.; schr. Minnedosa, Fort William, 63,500 bushels of wheat for the M.T. Co.

A sailor named Ewart, for some time this season wheelsman on the str. Myles, is seeking to institute proceedings to have the vessel tied up on her arrival here and detained until a certain sum alleged to be due him for wages has been paid.

Departures: str. Glengarry with consorts Dunmore and Minnedosa, light, for Fort William; str. Lindsay, light, for upper lake ports; tugs Walker and Thomson, Montreal, six barges each, grain laden; schr. Queen of the Lakes, Oswego, light.

The smokestacks and all the outside iron work on the boats of the Thousand Island and St. Lawrence River steamboat companies have been given a coat of white enamel. The steamers are now perfectly white from stem to stern and are more so than ever a "white squadron."

The new str. Rosemount, building in England for the M.T. Co., has been successfully launched. On July 1st she will leave for Canada, stopping at Cape Breton for a cargo of coal for Montreal, where she will arrive about July 20th, and will be at once cut in twain and brought to this port.

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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
Rick Neilson
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 17 Jun 1896