The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 25 May 1893

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p.1 Among The Islands - the newly improved str. Empire State with excursion down the river; officers are: Capt. Miller; mate, Capt. Kendall; chief engineer, James Gillie; assistant engineer, W. Munroe; steward, T. Gallagher.



The schr. Fleetwing was relieved of 350 tons of coal at Swift's dock in ten hours yesterday.

Reported at Port Colborne last night: str. E. Blanchard, Duluth to Kingston, wheat; str. J.J. Hill, Chicago to Kingston, corn.

James Madden, who has been chief engineer on the str. Freemason, has been appointed second engineer of the steamer Columbian at an advanced salary.

The steamer Xania from Norway has safely reached Chicago and discharged her cargo. In passing up Detroit River the craft ran on Stag Island and was delayed several days.

Arrivals: str. Ocean, Montreal; str. Rideau Belle, Ottawa; schr. Annie Falconer, Sodus Point, coal; schr. Flora Emma, Oswego, coal; schr. Fleetwing, Sodus Point, coal; prop. St. Magnus, Toledo, 18,000 bushels corn; schr. Fabiola, Oswego, coal.

Clearances: schr. Storrs, Oswego, light; str. Waterlily, Oswego, no cargo from Kingston; schr. Keewatin, Oswego, light; schr. B.W. Folger, Oswego, light; schr. Speedwell, Oswego, light; schr. Nellie Hunter, Oswego, light; schr. Hanlan, Fairhaven, light.

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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 25 May 1893