The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 29 Jun 1891

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Loading: prop. Glengarry, cement; Lorraine, ties.

The dry dock will soon be ready for the iron gates now being built at the Dominion bridge works. Part of the gates have arrived and the work of putting them in place will be commenced in a few days.

Clearances: tug Hall and two barges, Montreal, grain; tug Thompson and five barges, Oswego, light; tug Charley Ferris, Oswego, light; schr. Oliver Mowat, Sodus Point, light; prop. Myles, Buffalo, light.

The schr. Sylvester Neelon shipped a large chain at Portsmouth today. It will be used in connection with the raising of the steamer City of Owen Sound, sunk in Georgian Bay. This work will be commenced next week. Eight pontoons will be put in service.

Arrivals: White Oak, Oswego, coal; Persia, Algerian, Montreal; Ocean, Hamilton; Passport, Toronto; tug Hall and three barges, Montreal, light; tug Thompson and six barges, Montreal, light; schr. Hanlan, Oswego, coal; schr. Flora Emma, Sodus Point, coal; schr. Eliza Fisher, Oswego, coal; prop. Canada, Duluth, 7,200 bushels wheat; tug Charlie Ferris and three barges, Oswego; steam yacht Clipper, Oswego, excursion party; sloop Maggie L., Cape Vincent, light; schr. Laura D., Cape Vincent, light.

General Paragraphs - The str. D.D. Calvin with barge in tow left Garden Island yesterday for Cleveland. The prop. Niagara also left for Manistee.

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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
Rick Neilson
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 29 Jun 1891