The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 18 Nov 1899

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p.2 Death of Capt. Couvrette - for a number of years worked for Calvin and later between Chicago and Buffalo.



The sloop Lazy Boy, Alexandria Bay, is loading lumber at the Mutual wharf for the above named summer resort.

A libel suit for $20,000 has been brought against the steamer Toltec and her consort, the schooner Zapotec, by the Paepeke ? Leicht lumber company, and both vessels are tied up in Milwaukee with a United States marshall aboard. The lumber firm alleges breach of contract, and it is understood that the vessel owners will bring in a counter charge.

The steamer Arthur Orr, used as a passenger steamer during the world's fair, has been engaged to carry freight between Owen Sound and Fort William, under a (line damaged) ( )venting American vessels from engaging in Canadian coast trade.

p.8 Work Progressing Favorably - Lesslie working on Scottish King, ashore at Newfoundland; three steam pumps going; divers have examined the hull.

Goderich Marine Items.

Goderich, Nov. 16th - The John Lee (Capt. Craig) arrived in port on Thursday evening from Wallaceburg with a cargo of brick for water works. The Cora A., Chicago, (Capt. Anderson) arrived safely in port with 20,000 bushels of corn for Mooers' elevator on Tuesday evening. She experienced a storm during the trip and the cargo is somewhat damaged. She had to await orders from Chicago, but ? of corn was thrown to one side, which gave the elevator leg a chance to discharge the dry corn. The Cora A. left on Sunday. The Rosedale, with 80,000 bushels of wheat, came in last Tuesday from Port Arthur, for Mooers' elevator, and cleared the same evening.

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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 18 Nov 1899