The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 27 Jun 1893

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The schr. Burton arrived at Breck & Booth's dock with coal from Oswego, this morning. The Burton made a fast trip, leaving here Saturday night.

Breck & Booth's gang of stevedores have had 250 tons a day to unload for the past ten days. The despatch to vessels by foreman Hackett is most satisfactory.

Departures: prop. Nichols, Dexter, pulp wood; str. Toltic, towing schr. Mystic, Buffalo, light; str. Egyptian, Erie, light; schr. Garibaldi, Oswego, light.

Richardson Bros. received a despatch, today, that the str. Sitka, from Fort William to Buffalo, had 10,000 bushels of damaged grain on board. The firm will not tender for the grain.

Str. A.L. Hopkins and barge Kenny, Chicago to Kingston, corn; schr. Straubenzie, Cleveland to Kingston, coal; str. Sunrise, Kingston to Marine City, light; str. W.B. Hall, Kingston to Toledo, light; str. D.C. Whitney and barge Wayne, Kingston to Lorraine, light, passed through the Welland canal.

Arrivals: schr. Fabiola, Oswego, 248 gross tons coal; schr. John A. Hanscomb, Chicago, 44,000 bush. corn; prop. W.R. Stafford, Chicago, 24,880 bush. wheat, 9,371 bush. corn; schr. F.H. Burton, Oswego, 300 tons coal; tug Col. By and barges, Grindstone Island, granite for Ottawa; steamyachts Ella and Iona, with excursionists.

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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
Rick Neilson
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 27 Jun 1893