The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 1 Jul 1893

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The Calvin Co.'s seventh raft left for Quebec, at noon, in tow of the str. Traveller.

The schr. Echo has been carrying grain all season for Richardson Bros. She is now in with 35,000 bushels of barley from Napanee.

Arrivals: str. Spartan, Toronto; str. Passport, Montreal; schr. Folger, Oswego, coal; str. Arabian, Duluth, wheat; prop. Hall, Toledo, corn.

Schrs. Houghton and Leighton, Chicago to Kingston, corn; str. Quinto, Chicago to Kingston, corn and rye; prop. Stafford and schr. Francomb, Kingston to Astabula; str. Omaha, Kingston to Buffalo, light, passed Port Colborne last night.

Capt. Bates, of the schr. B.W. Folger, was two days on the last voyage over from Oswego. At this season of the year mariners always look for calm weather. It is hard to catch a fair wind hence a trip usually made in six hours takes generally thirty hours in July.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 1 Jul 1893