The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 3 Jun 1891

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p.1 General Paragraphs - The schr. Julia cleared for Oswego last evening to load coal for Folger Bros.

The prop. Alma Munro grounded on the tower shoal last night while attempting to enter Richardson & Sons slip. She was backed off with little difficulty.


Arrivals: schr. Flora Emma, Sodus Point, coal.

The str. North King will likely go into service on Sunday evening.

The str. Algerian and prop. Persia, for Montreal, passed down today.

The tug M.J. Cummings has been admitted to the association at Oswego.

The yacht Hebe and her crew joined the Oswego and Rochester yacts at Sodus Point on Saturday.

The Alma Monro called here yesterday from Montreal, and after loading fifty tons of phosphate left for Cleveland.

The tug Edmond and three barges will leave tonight for Ottawa with chemical ore, transhipped from the schr. Oliver Mowat.

Capt. George Hall has presented his proof of loss on the barge Newcomb, stranded last season on Lake Ontario. The figures are: $21,428.

Clearances: schr. Julia, Fairhaven, light; tug Col. By and two barges, Ogdensburg, railroad ties; prop. Alma Munro, Cleveland, phosphate.

Through the kindness of Capt. Dan McLeod, of Buffalo, N.Y., Capt. T. Donnelly has been furnished with a register of American and Canadian Inland Shipping which is valuable as a reference to Kingston mariners.

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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 3 Jun 1891