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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 1 May 1891

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The sloop Minnie A. is on the ways at Portsmouth for repairs.

The steamer Alexandria was the first boat to run the rapids this year.

The schrs. Stone and Monitor are loading timber for Sackett's Harbor.

Richardson & Sons will begin shipments of phosphate to Montreal next week.

The schr. Katie Eccles arrived this morning from Colborne with 9,000 bushels peas.

The str. Glengarry and schooners Gaskin and Glenora cleared yesterday for the west to load grain.

The strs. Nile and Isis arrived last night with lumber. They will discharge and load again for Ottawa.

The prop. Niagara after discharging corn from Toledo at Portsmouth cleared yesterday light for Manistee.

The tug M.J. Cummings will be engaged in towing barges between Oswego and Montreal. The smaller tugs Avery, E.E. Frost and May Queen, will do river towing.

The str. Jessie Bain was hauled out at Portsmouth today on the ways of the Kingston and Montreal forwarding company, and her wheel will be placed while there.

The Oswego tug association is formed. The tugs in the association are the Charley Ferris, Capt. C.W. Ferris, Eliza J. Redford, Capt. H. Featherstonhaugh, John Navagh, Capt. William Scott.

It is announced that the lake managers of the insurance companies will meet next week in an endeavor to re-establish vessel insurance. They will also consider the proposition to revise the Inland Lloyds in reference to a general protest from vessel owners.

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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
Rick Neilson
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 1 May 1891