The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 19 Jul 1900

Full Text



The schooner Acacia cleared to-day for Oswego.

The steamer Parsons cleared for Charlotte to load coal.

The schooner Monitor is receiving repairs at Davis' dry dock.

The schooner Burton arrived at Crawford's wharf from Fair Haven.

The steamer Ocean, from Montreal, called at Craig's wharf this morning.

The grain freights at Duluth dropped to two cents for wheat to Buffalo on Tuesday.

Arrivals at Richardsons' elevator to-day: Schooner Granger, from bay ports; sloop Minnie, from Wolfe Island.

The steamer D.D. Calvin and consort Augustus have arrived at Garden Island with timber from Lake Superior ports.

The tug Thomson arrived from Montreal with four light barges, and cleared again with barges, grain-laden.

The steamer Algonquin, from Fort William, arrived at the M.T. company elevator to-day with 68,000 bushels of wheat.

The tugs Nellie Reid and Kate cleared from Richardsons' elevator to-day for Montreal, each with a grain-laden barge in tow.

The steamer Empire State had over 800 people on her excursion down the river last night, from Gananoque and river ports.

Arrivals to-day at Swift's wharf: Steamer Spartan on her down and up trips; steamer North King, from Charlotte to Alexandria Bay.

Owing to an accident to her wheel at Belleville, the steamer Argyle did not make her trip to Alexandria Bay this morning. Her passengers were transferred to the steamer North King.

The schooner New Dominion, concerning the safety of which some anxiety has been felt at Midland, Ontario has been reported safe at Saginaw, Mich., having been delayed by heavy head winds.

Capt. Murphy Had An Upset - of steamyacht Where Now, owned by L.B. Spencer, capsized while sailing a yacht 26' long which was loaded with stone for ballast.

Goderich Marine Notes - July 18th - The steamer C.A. Andrew came in on Monday with a cargo of 37,000 bushels of wheat for Richardsons' elevator, and left the same night. The Isabella Sands, Sarnia, arrived on Sunday from Toledo, with 500 tons of coal for F. Barlow Holmes. The Mineral State arrived on Monday from Toledo with 700 tons of coal for the water works.

p.5 Yacht Club Notes -

p.7 Our First Muskinonge - story about fishing in St. Lawrence using rowing skiffs. (full column)

p.8 A scow which started from Dexter, N.Y. for Cape Vincent on Tuesday night, is reported lost with all on board. The squall struck her. Capt. Shelley was in charge.

On Tuesday night a sailing vessel, in tow of the barge Ring Leader, was cut adrift near St. Lawrence park, above Alexandria Bay, on account of the high wind. She drifted ashore, and was carried so far upon the land that her bowsprit was broken off against a tree. The Ring Leader returned in the morning and released the vessel.

Media Type:
Item Type:
Date of Publication:
19 Jul 1900
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), 19 Jul 1900