The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 19 Jun 1891

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The schr. Singapore is being painted.

The schr. B.W. Folger is loading lumber for Oswego.

Breck and Booth are painting the hull of the wrecked schooner Jessie Breck.

The schr. Annie M. Peterson left Portsmouth last night for Oswego, and the schr. Fleetwing for Charlotte.

Clearances: Prop. Marion, Buffalo, light; schr. Eliza Fisher, Charlotte, light; schr. Flora Emma, Picton, light.

The prop. Alma Munro lightened 8,000 bushels of wheat, last night, from Chicago, and proceeded to Montreal.

The whaleback barge 110 left last night in tow of the str. Chieftain for Montreal. The str. Wetmore will leave tomorrow.

The steamship Shrewsbury, commanded by Capt. Bunker, is bound to Buffalo and makes the passage via the St. Lawrence. The vessel registers 326.36 tons and is propelled by a screw.

The str. Outlet Queen, owned by the late James Greer, Athens, has been sold to Kingston parties. The machinery will be taken out and the hull hauled on trucks to the river St. Lawrence.

Capt. Staley, of the str. Khartoum, made complaint against harbor master Collins, Belleville, for discrimination, in charging that the coal of one dealer was not as good as another's.

Arrivals: str. Nile and barge Isis, Ottawa, lumber; tug Edmond and barges, canal points, wood; tugs Glide and Thompson, and twelve barges, Montreal, light; schr. Acacia, Sodus Point, coal; sloop Laura D., Cape Vincent, light.

The master of the schr. S.H. Dunn, owned in Detroit, is waiting for orders to proceed to Toledo to load timber for Garden Island. Owing to delay in transhipment the timber will not be ready to move for several weeks. The str. Calvin and sch. Valencia chartered to load timber at the same point, are awaiting orders to clear.

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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
Rick Neilson
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 19 Jun 1891