The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 30 May 1891

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J.B. Carruther's yacht, the Hebe, is being fitted out.

The barge Duluth is loading peas at Richardson's for Montreal.

The str. Maud was taken off the drydock yesterday after some minor repairs.

The new ports of call for the mail steamers are Deseronto, Belleville, Trenton and Brighton.

The prop. Celtic lightened 7,000 bushels of wheat from Chicago yesterday and proceeded to Montreal.

The str. Maynard will arrive here tomorrow and go on the dry dock for some necessary repairs.

S.G. Stewart, of Newboro, arrived Thursday with his tug Ranger and a raft for Calvin & Co. and others.

The big smokestack of the str. North King was placed in position this morning. The boat is nearing completion rapidly.

The props. Myles and Duluth and Boyce from Chicago, passed through the Welland canal yesterday with wheat for Kingston.

Arrivals: str. Active and five barges, Montreal, light; schr. Hanlan, Oswego, coal; schrs. B.W. Folger and Flora Emma, Sodus Point, coal; schr. Delaware, Oswego, coal.

Clearances: str. J.C. Ford, Buffalo, light; schr. Echo, Cape Vincent, railroad ties; str. Chieftain, Charlotte, light; str. Niagara, Manistee, light; schr. S.H. Dunn, Toledo, light; str. Armenia, Toledo, light; scow Denver, Sackett's Harbor, lumber.

Elevator #2, belonging to Montreal transportation company, sank at her wharf last night but fortunately caused little damage to property. She will be raised by pumping. The cause of her filling is supposed to have been a stop-cock carelessly left open.

The whaleback steamer Colby and barge 110 have left Duluth for Kingston with grain, after delivering which they will proceed light to the Atlantic coast. It has not yet been decided whether to keep them in the coastwise traffic for a short time or to send them directly around the Horn to their destination on the Pacific coast.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 30 May 1891