The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 5 Nov 1891

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At Cornwall the steam barge Kennedy bumped on the lock sill, and it took a diver several hours to repair the damage to the gates. Consequently the Persia was delayed here on her westward trip.

Arrivals: tug Peerless and barge, Washburn, barley; sloop Lia, Wolfe Island, peas; schr. Fleet Wing, Oswego, coal; schr. B.W. Folger, Oswego, coal; prop. Ocean, Montreal; schr. Hanlan, Oswego, coal; schr. Trade Wind, Oswego, coal; prop. Escanaba, Chicago, wheat and corn.

Clearances: sloop John A., Seeley's Bay, lumber; schr. Grantham, Cleveland, 230 tons phosphate; barge Senator, Montreal, peas; str. Rideau Belle, Portland, freight; prop. Escanaba, Oswego, light; str. Chieftain and barges Siren, Beauport and Iroquois, Fairhaven, light; tug Thistle, Cape Vincent, light; tug Calvin and barges, Ogdensburg, light.

p.4 News From Goderich - A scow from Kingston, laden with coal for the chemical salt works, came to grief in Goderich harbor. A tug from Sarnia came to relieve her, but she is a total wreck.

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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 5 Nov 1891