The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 23 Jun 1893

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p.1 General Paragraphs - The tug Maggie May, from Oswego, cleared for Ottawa with two barges loaded with coal.

Clearances: schr. Grantham, Sodus Point, light; schr. Annie Falconer, Charlotte, light; schr. Fleetwing, Oswego, light; prop. Marquette, Chicago, light.

Arrivals: str. Algerian, Toronto; str. James Swift, Ottawa; str. Corsican, Montreal; schr. Wells, Sodus Point, coal; str. Mystic and Toltic, Chicago, 100,000 bush. corn; schr. Sunrise, Chicago, 26,000 wheat; schr. Fabiola, Oswego, coal; schr. Burton, Oswego, coal; str. Rhoda Emily, Chicago, 30,000 bush. corn; schr. Hanlan, Oswego, coal.

p.4 Spanish Caravels - The caravels will be at Clayton tomorrow afternoon at 2 o'clock. Take the str. Maud at 11 a.m. and see these ancient crafts, which are en route to the world's fair, Chicago. Fare 35 cents.

No Rebates Made - a Cleveland despatch says rebates being resumed on grain transhipped at Kingston; the forwarding companies say they are not getting any rebates.

Marine Paragraphs.

One of the Morrisburg barges carrying stone from the quarry has sprung a leak and will be dry-docked at Davis'.

The str. Empire State had at least 600 passengers on her trip down the river to meet the caravels this morning.

The tug Sir John A. took four barges and 80,000 bushels of wheat and corn to Montreal, today, from the K. & M. F. Co. dock.

The K. & M. F. Co. have 500,000 bushels of corn and 100,000 bushels of wheat enroute for Kingston. The corn will arrive tomorrow.

Capt. Milo D. Estes, the former captain of the str. St. Lawrence, will run the Ocklemena, of Buffalo, as an excursion boat from Ogdensburg, Brockville, and the Thousand Islands, this summer. The Ocklemena is licensed to carry 400 passengers, and is equipped with an electric search light.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 23 Jun 1893