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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 17 Jun 1893

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The schr. Annie Falconer will unload coal at the penitentiary dock.

Capt. McMaugh says the prop. Algonquin is making great time this year.

The schr. Lydon is en route from Oswego with hard coal for Breck & Booth.

The improvements to the stern of the str. Algonquin made her run a mile faster this season than last.

The S.S. Algonquin arrived from Port Arthur with a cargo of wheat, making the round trip in two weeks.

The str. North King was reported at Port Colborne last night. The King is having elegant weather on the up trip.

This evening the str. John A. Macdonald will start for Belleville to take a raft of two drams in tow for Quebec.

The str. Columbian carries a crew of forty-four men with a captain, two mates, two engineers, a purser and a steward.

Arrivals: str. Spartan, Toronto; str. Passport, Montreal; schr. Wells, Charlotte, coal; schr. Burton, Charlotte, soft coal; sloop Laura D., Cape Vincent, light; schr. Eccles, Oswego, coal.

Arrivals at Portsmouth: prop. Tilley, Duluth, 40,000 bushels grain; towing schr. Augustus, 23,000 bushels, schr. G.R. Merritt, 22,000 bushels; schr. Grantham, Oswego, coal for penitentiary; schr. Restless, Bath, lumber.

The prop. Tilley, Capt. Irwin, made the best time on record from Kingston to Duluth and return. She made it in fifteen days, equal to seven miles an hour, and includes time spent in loading and lockage through the canal. He will give any captain the best hat in the city if he beats that time.

Clearances: str. D.D. Calvin, towing barge Ceylon, Marquette; barge Augusta, Toledo, light; str. Clinton, Oswego, light; towing schr. Emerald; schr. Valentia, Toledo; schr. Lisgar, Harvest City; schr. Grimsby, Manistee; schr. Folger and prop. Hill, Oswego; prop. Pueblo, Chicago.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 17 Jun 1893