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

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The schr. Ella Murton is loading ice for Sandusky.

The str. Passport passed up on her final trip today.

The schr. B.W. Folger has cleared for Oswego, light.

The scow Idlewild is being caulked at Davis' dry dock.

The prop. St. Magnus is loading railroad iron at Portsmouth for Port Arthur.

The str. Algerian passed down for Montreal, this morning, on her last trip. A large number of passengers were on board.

Arrivals: sloop Lorraine, Deseronto, lumber; sloop Peruvian, Belleville, stone; str. Rideau Belle, Ottawa, passengers and freight.

The str. Rideau Belle had her wheel broken at Kingston Mills this morning. She was dry-docked at Davis' and a new wheel put on.

The str. Rosedale will arrive at Portsmouth in a few days from the west with 40,000 bushels of grain. She will be lightened by two elevators.

The following boats are bound to Kingston: str. Rosedale, Chicago, rye and wheat; prop. Myles, Duluth, wheat; schr. Jamieson, Pelee Island, wheat; str. J.H. Prentice and barges, Chicago, rye; tug Walker and barges, Duluth, wheat.

The American steel barge company, of West Superior, has received an order for four whaleback steamers, to be completed by spring. This will make, in all, eight steam whalebacks and two barges which Capt. McDougall will have on the stocks this winter.

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