The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 6 May 1891

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The tug Rival called at Swift's today from Quebec.

The tug Thompson and three barges left for Oswego last night.

Sanford Calvin has purchased the yacht Laura from Mr. Robertson.

The schr. Eliza Fisher left last evening, light, for Oswego to load coal.

The str. Armenia left Garden Island yesterday light for Georgian Bay.

The schr. S.H. Dunn left for Toledo, light, from Garden Island yesterday.

The schr. R. Macdonald is loading lumber at Rathbun's for Lake Superior points.

The prop. Cuba passed up from Montreal this morning on her first trip. She did not call.

The steambarge Blanchard is expected today with 45,000 bushels of grain from Chicago.

The tug Hall left today for Oswego with three barges, light, to load coal for Montreal.

The schr. Freeman arrived yesterday from Belleville with 12,500 bushels peas for transhipment to Montreal.

The str D.D. Calvin and schrs. Valentia, Norway and Prussia arrived from Toledo with timber for Garden Island yesterday.

The schr. Grantham, Capt. Crawford, has been chartered to make three trips between Oswego and Toronto with coal. She cleared last evening for Oswego.

Today the str. Rival left for Toronto via the Murray canal with a barge and lifting machine. She will bring back a raft from Georgian Bay. Capt. Augustus piloted the steamer through the canal.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
Rick Neilson
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 6 May 1891