The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 7 Nov 1899

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p.2 City Council - Communication from W. Gates, asking for use of Merryweather engine for a few hours, in his work of removing the old barge City of Kingston from Anglin's slip at the foot of Bay Street. He promised to furnish team, coal, etc. Referred to fire & light committee.

p.4 Incidents Of The Day - Work at the breakwater at Portsmouth has proceeded as far as possible at present and has been suspended until the ice forms. A small addition will then be made, and the outer end improved. A large force of men will be required for a time.


The tug Active cleared with four grain-laden barges for Montreal.

The steamer India cleared last night for Prescott with a portion of her cargo from Fort William.

Arrivals at Richardsons' elevator: schooners Monitor, Minnie and Madcap from bay ports.

The schooner Kate from bay ports unloaded a cargo of wheat at the M.T. company's elevator.

The schooner Laura D. cleared from Richardsons' elevator today with a cargo of wheat for Glenora mills.



Toronto, Nov. 7th - The steamer Clinton arrived yesterday from Fairport, Ohio, with the remains of the steamer Sir L. Tilley in tow. The Tilley, it will be remembered, was partially destroyed by fire at that port about two months ago. The upper works were burned off, and the iron work warped, making the vessel a rather hard looking wreck. The hull is said to be in good condition, however, and it will be a comparatively easy matter to have her put in first-class repair. The Tilley belonged to R.O. and A.B. Mackay, of Hamilton, but she has been purchased by James Carruthers & Co., of this city, who, it is understood, will ask for tenders soon to fit her up for next season's business.

p.6 Incidents of the Day - The steamer John Milne, Bay of Quinte ports to Smith's Falls, apple laden, passed up the Rideau river this morning.

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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 7 Nov 1899