The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 23 Sep 1891

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The tug Maggie May has suspended business for the season.

The str. St. Magnus with a cargo of grain is expected to arrive at mid-night.

Arrivals: tug Thistle, Cape Vincent, light; str. Alert, Clayton, pleasure party.

The crib work foundation for the addition to Swift's wharf was towed into position today.

Six vessels laden with grain are expected to discharge at the Montreal transportation company's dock this week.

The str. Islander will run on the Clayton-Alexandria Bay route for the remainder of the season, the str. Jessie Bain having been laid up for winter quarters.

Clearances: prop. Thistle ?, 11,000 ties; schr. Ella Murton, Oswego, light; props. Celtic, Chicago, general cargo; B.W. Blanchard, Oswego, light; Stinson, Detroit, light.

The following steamers arrived at Portsmouth reporting today: prop. Dominion, Toledo, 17,500 bushels rye; schr. Benson, Toledo, 23,350 bushels rye; prop. Stinson, Detroit, 25,189 bushels rye.

A number of vessels had to lay at anchor this morning in the vicinity of Nine Mile Point in consequence of a heavy fog which hung over the lake. The tug Walker brought some of the boats in.

Last night the prop. Dominion and consort, schr. James R. Benson, arrived from Toledo with 43,000 bushels of rye. Near Nine Mile Point the crew of the Benson picked up a cabin which is supposed to have belonged to the schr. Persia sunk at Long Point.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 23 Sep 1891