The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 29 Jul 1896

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p.1 General Paragraphs - The Glengarry and consorts Minnedosa and Dunmore left for Fort William last night.

The steambarge King Ben arrived in from Oswego last night en route for Smith's Falls, with coal.

Early this morning the str. Water Lily ran on Point Frederick here. The Pierrepont pulled her off.

The schr. Fabiola cleared for Oswego last night with a cargo of lumber. She returns with coal for Swift & Co.

A gang of men, to assist in cutting the steamer Rosemount in two in Montreal, went down yesterday in the tug Active.

Back From Buffalo - John Donnelly returned from Buffalo today. He docked the Samoa and Celtic. He says the Samoa will require a great deal of repairing before she can go on trading. The Celtic is not as badly damaged.


Is The Structure Erected By The Yacht Club.

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The prop. Cuba has had a Carroll wheel adjusted, and on the run between the canal and Kingston she made two hours better time.

At Sackett's Harbor a survey developed the existence under water of a jetty 112 feet long, of which there is no record of construction.

A new wheel was shipped for the str. Tymon, Toronto, today. The Tymon is in opposition to the Greyhound, and runs to one of the resorts out of the queen city. The Greyhound was accustomed to beat the Tymon on the run by half a mile, and the owner of the Tymon wanted to make it up. Mr. Tymon writes that he now beats the other boat. The first wheel was broken and another one was made.

A monster steambarge is to be built at Garden Island this winter. Workmen are engaged in setting up blocks for the keel, which will be laid this week. The new steamer will be constructed on very fine lines and will be larger than any of the steamers now in the Calvin fleet. Every part of the new boat, including the boilers and machinery, with the exception of a few castings, will be made on the island. There will be plenty of work over there for mechanics this winter.

p.2 A Palace Steamer - passenger traffic on str. North King is increasing; four sets of Pullman berths to be placed in after part of saloon - can be folded up during day.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 29 Jul 1896