The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), 13 May, 1891


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"Marine Notes"

Vessels passing through the Sault Canal last season numbered 10,557; net tonnage 8,454,435, or 22 per cent greater than the tonnage passing through the Suez Canal.

It is reported that the whaleback barge 107 carried the largest cargo - 3,021 net tons - through the Sault Canal last season. The propeller Western Reserve came next with 2,946 net tons.

Following is a statement of the traffic of the Ste. Mary's Canal for the month of April, 1891: Coal, up, 10,919 tons; manufactured iron, down, 94 tons; salt, up, 757 barrels; general merchandise, up, 5,512 tons; down, 5 tons; total freight, tons 16,614. During the month 200 passengers passed down and 118 up, for a total of 318.


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Date of Original:
13 May, 1891
Local identifier:
GLN.3908
Language of Item:
English
Donor:
Dave Swayze
Copyright Statement:
Public domain: Copyright has expired according to the applicable Canadian or American laws. No restrictions on use.
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Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), 13 May, 1891