The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 30 May 1898

Full Text

p.1 Died - In Kingston, May 29th, Capt. Joseph Kennedy, aged 53 years. The service will take place at his late residence, corner Brock and Division streets, Tuesday at 2:30 p.m.; funeral at 3 p.m. Friends and acquaintances are respectfully invited to attend.



The S.S. Rosemount is expected in tonight.

The tug Active left for Montreal today with three barges.

The tug Jessie Hall left for Montreal on Saturday with four barges.

The steamer Iron Duke and consort Iron City cleared for the upper lakes on Saturday.

The schooner Two Brothers, from Charlotte, is discharging a cargo of coal at Booth & Co.'s yard.

The sloop Hattie Ann from Deseronto is unloading wood at the foot of Princess street for R. Crawford & Co.

The S.S. Bannockburn arrived on Saturday with 80,000 bushels of wheat from Fort William and cleared again the same day.

The tug Walker arrived from Oswego with two barges, coal laden, and cleared for Montreal yesterday with six grain-laden barges.

The schooner Fabiola, Charlotte, is in port with a cargo of coal, part of which will be discharged at the locomotive works and the balance at Swift & Co.'s sheds.

Arrivals at Richardson's elevator: Schooner Snow Bird, sloops Ballou, Madcap, Two Brothers and Pilot, all from bay of Quinte ports with oats, peas and rye.

The steamer Aragon, with 20,000 bushels of corn from Fort William, discharged at the M.T. company's elevator today. The steamer has also 60,500 bushels for the K. & M. F. company.

The steamer North King was nearly an hour late in leaving port last evening. On her trip across the lake part of her machinery became disarranged. Repairs were made at the Kingston foundry.

J. Reid, M.P., Cardinal, was in the city on Saturday overlooking repairs to the steamer Rosedale. He returned east last evening. He was accompanied by J. Dyer, manager of the Caledonian iron works, Montreal.

Arrivals for the K. & M. F. company: Steamer Whittaker, 54,000 bushels of corn; barge Ewen, 63,000 bushels of corn; steamer Black Rock, 86,500 bushels of corn; steamer Pueblo, 54,000 bushels of corn, all from Chicago.

Repairs to the steamer Rosedale will be so far advanced during the next two weeks that at the expiration of that time she will be able to leave the dry dock. Additional time will be required to fit her up for the resumption of business.

On Saturday the steamer Robinault arrived from Montreal and tied up at the Kingston foundry wharf, where she will receive new machinery and boilers. The steamer has been recently rebuilt from the hull up. Everything above water is new.

Capt. T.J. Craig left for Perth today to bring up the steamer John Haggart. She will replace the steamer Jubilee between the islands and Kingston on Saturday, and be open for other engagements on other days.

There is not any truth in the rumor that the Donnelly Wrecking and Salvage company intends running the steamer Cambria between Hamilton and Montreal during this summer. Such a proposition has not been considered by the owners of the steamer.

p.3 Port Milford, May 28th - ....Frederick Newman loaded the schooners Two Brothers and Echo with barley and Laura D. with buckwheat last week. Three of the Jarvis Bros. schooners each have a new wheel.....The schooner Annie Edney was in port recently with a load of merchandise for F. Newman.....A steamboat route, Port Milford to Kingston, is the topic of the day....

p.6 General Paragraphs - Capt. R. Davis, of the dry dock, returned from Gravenhurst last Saturday after an absence of three months. He was building a steamer and rebuilding and lengthening two other boats.

The steamer Melbourne, with a general freight cargo, passed down today on her way from Cleveland to Montreal.

Media Type:
Item Type:
Date of Publication:
30 May 1898
Local identifier:
Language of Item:
Geographic Coverage:
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
Rick Neilson
Creative Commons licence:
pd [more details]
Copyright Statement:
Public domain: Copyright has expired according to the applicable Canadian or American laws. No restrictions on use.
Maritime History of the Great Lakes
WWW address
Powered by / Alimenté par VITA Toolkit

My favourites lets you save items you like, tag them and group them into collections for your own personal use. Viewing "My favourites" will open in a new tab. Login here or start a My favourites account.

British Whig (Kingston, ON), 30 May 1898