The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 28 Sep 1891

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The steambarge Hall cleared today for Port Colborne for orders.

Grain is quoted at 6 1/4 cents from Duluth, and 5 1/2 cents from Chicago to Kingston.

The schr. Grantham is in the canal on her way to Detroit to load grain for Kingston.

Tomorrow, weather permitting, the schr. Ella Murton will clear for Kingston to load coal for Kingston.

The schr. Ada Medora, a lumber hooker, brings rye from Chicago to Kingston, a most unusual trip for vessels of her class, says the Inter-Ocean.

Today the sailing yacht Hebe, after a two months' cruise on the river, arrived in tow of the str. Traveller from Quebec. The Carruthers brothers and Mr. Gunn, who were on board, will come home by train.

General Paragraphs.

The sloop Gull is undergoing repairs at Davis' dry dock.

The str. Spartan arrived from Montreal, Saturday, and laid up for the winter at the G.T.R. wharf.

The strs. W.B. Franklin and Ella came up with private excursions from Alexandria Bay on Saturday.

The str. Algerian passed up on her last trip last night. She was delayed five hours at Dickenson's Landing by fog.

Clearances: schr. Cornelia, Oswego, light; str. Alberta, Cape Vincent, light; barge Scotland, Charlotte, light; prop. W.B. Hall, Port Colborne, light, for orders.

Arrivals: prop. Canada, Duluth, 8,200 bushels wheat; prop. W.B. Hall, Duluth, 28,000 bushels wheat; tug Bronson, Montreal, five barges, light; tug Edmond, Ogdensburg, three barges; tug Seymour, Ogdensburg, one barge.

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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 28 Sep 1891