The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 20 May 1878

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p.3 A Severe Gale - storm drum was hoisted last evening, and it was correct.

W.W. - new steam yacht of Messrs. Hance, Mingaye and Kirkpatrick beats Maud.

Marine - Arrivals since our last report: Schr. Annie Mulvey, Toronto, 10,583 bush wheat; Flora Emma, Frenchman's Bay, 8,236 bush wheat; Nettie Hunter, Port Dalhousie, 10,721 bush wheat; Mary, Northport, 11,984 bush wheat. The tug Bronson left for Montreal with the following: McArthur, 13,926 bush wheat and peas; Doncaster, 16,860 bush do; Toronto, 21,750 bush wheat; Oswego, 21,200 bush peas.

Holcomb & Stewarts: The arrivals are: Schrs. Agnes Hope, Port Hope, 14,000 bush peas and wheat; Annie Falconer, Toronto, 12,700 bush. wheat; Kate, Hamilton, 6,000 bush peas; Eureka, Toronto, 10,000 bush wheat. The departures are: Tug H.A. Calvin and barges Ox and Finch with 23,000 bush wheat and peas.

Chicago Forwarding Company: The prop. Cuba is reported in with 19,000 bush corn from Toledo. The departures, in tow of tug Frank Perew, are: barges Arthur, 5,000 bushels corn and 10,025 bush wheat; Kansas, 21,084 bush corn; Alfred, 12,995 bush do; Cherokee, 16,148 bush corn and 4,890 bush peas.

Swift's: Steamers calling: City of New York, from Ogdensburg; Africa, from Montreal; Spartan, from Montreal; Armenia, from Ogdensburg, and Nassua, from Chicago.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 20 May 1878