The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 28 May 1891

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p.1 General Paragraphs - Arrivals: schr. Nellie Hunter, Goderich, salt; tug Hall and four barges, Montreal, light; schr. Maggie L., Sachett's Harbor, light; schr. R. Macdonald, Charlotte, light.


The prop. Lake Michigan arrived from Montreal.

The str. J.C. Ford, from Chicago with corn, is expected tonight.

The schooner Nellie (sic) Falconer is loading coal at Charlotte for Kingston.

Today the str. Spartan was given another trial trip about the harbor.

The str. North King will be ready for service a week from Saturday.

The str. Calvin and 3 barges reached Garden Island last night with timber from Lake Superior.

The str. John Haggart had some necessary repairs to her boilers yesterday which delayed her trip down the Rideau by a day.

The schr. Oliver Mowat will arrive tonight with chemical ore from Sandusky, which will be forwarded via Rideau canal to Hull, P.Q., in Tett Bros. barges, in tow of the tug Edmund.

Clearances: schr. White Oak, Oswego, light; schr. R. Macdonald, Charlotte, light; tug Walker, Duluth, with Minnedosa and Kildonan, light; schr. Maggie L., Dexter, lumber; schr. Julia, Oswego, light.

A Scene At the Wharf - cows carried on str. Hero got into lake.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 28 May 1891