The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 25 Apr 1892

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The schr. Hercules left on Saturday for Sarnia, light.

The str. Viking cleared for Oswego, light, to load coal for Chicago.

The prop. Rhoda Emily arrived from Chicago, this morning, with 32,000 bushels rye.

The schr. Grantham, Toronto, with square timber, is unloading at Garden Island.

The schr. Emerald arrived from Toronto, this morning, with timber for Garden Island.

Twenty crews of Frenchmen for the M.T. company's barges arrived from Valleyfield today.

T. Vandusen, Picton, will assist Capt. Saunders as mate of the schr. Ella Murton this season.

The schr. B.W. Folger cleared for Oswego yesterday morning to load coal for Swift & Co.

Breck & Booth chartered the schr. Eliza Fisher for a load of lumber from Trenton to Cape Vincent.

The prop. D.D. Calvin, with barges Ceylon and Valencia, light, cleared for Toledo yesterday.

The tugs Bronson and Glide and barges, with 200,000 bushels of grain, will leave for Montreal tomorrow.

The prop. Omaha, Gladstone, is unloading 55,000 bushels of rye at the M.T. Co.'s dock. She is one of the largest steamers coming here.

G. Holder has completed the building of a new wharf for James Swift. It is 212 feet by 216 feet. A new pier will be built in front of the wharf.

The schr. Negannee, Chicago, wheat; schr. Niagara, Toledo, corn; schr. Dunn, Toledo, timber; schr. Queen of the Lakes, Toledo, coal, passed Port Dalhousie for Kingston last night.

Yesterday afternoon the steamer North King started on her regular trips. She left at 5:30 for Port Hope. Her trail trip took place on Saturday and was very successful. She went as far as Bath. On the return she ran from Nine Mile Point to the dry-dock in twenty-six minutes.

Chartered the Boat - The steamer Lorelei has been chartered by the Rathbun company and has been placed on the Clayton-Gananoque route. Her upper deck has been covered and with painting and other improvements makes a very neat and comfortable boat for this route. She is allowed to carry 125 passengers. Her officers are: Master, Capt. Charles Fenning; engineer, Jacob Matthews. She will make two trips a day.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 25 Apr 1892