The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), Oct. 13, 1890

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The barge Peerless is unloading cordwood at Folger's dock.

The storm drum was up this morning for a moderate gale from the eastward.

The repairs to be made to Folger Bros. boats will not be very extensive this winter.

The dry-dock dredge is still working steadily bringing up mud from the Rideau to dam the break in the embankment.

The tug Walker and consort, aground at Port Huron with cargoes of grain, will arrive this evening. Their cargoes were not damaged.

Clearances: Tug Thompson and two barges, Oswego, light; tug Rival and barge Brakie, Oswego, light; schr. Manitoba, Sackett's Harbour, lumber.

Yesterday 20 men were engaged in repairing the coffer dam at the dry-dock. The dam is again level with the lake and in a few days the dock will be pumped out.

On Saturday the strs. D.D. CaLvin, Valencia, Fleetwing and Grantham were at Swift's dock. They carried 2,600 tons for Swift & Co. The cargoes were made up as follows: 2000 tons of coal and 600 tons of stone.

Today J. Lafannierre met the steam-yacht H.J. Clark here and took charge of her for a trip down the Rideau. She came from Alexandria Bay and has on board Mr. Southgate and a party of gentlemen who are going to spend a couple of weeks hunting.

Arrivals: Tug Bronson and 4 barges, Montreal, light; tug Thompson and 3 barges, Montreal, light; tug Walker and consorts Kildonan, Minnedosa, Duluth, wheat; str. Glengarry with barges Glenora and Gaskin, Duluth, wheat; scow Allan C., Clayton, light; tug Edmond and barge Manitoba, Ogdensburg, light.

Tay Canal Regulations - details on tolls.

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Rick Neilson
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), Oct. 13, 1890