The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 9 Aug 1893

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Clearances: schr. Annie Falconer, Charlotte; scow Denver, Dexter, pulp wood; schr. Flora Emma, Port Hope.

The str. Armenia will go in the government dry-dock today to have some caulking done. She is leaking a little.

The str. Shickluna and barges Worts and St. Louis reported at Port Colborne last night. They come from Fort William.

The prop. Melbourne lightened 9,400 bushels of wheat into the schr. Singapore, as there were no barges ready. She proceeded to Montreal.

Arrivals: str. Algerian, Toronto; str. Persia, St. Catharines; str. Spartan, Montreal; schr. Fabiola, Oswego, coal; schr. Ballou, Sodus Point, coal.

Mr. Owen wires Manager Stewart about the charges of the Kingston dry dock, how much per ton, and if charges are made for freight on boat when docked. Mr. Stewart thinks one of the Ogdensburg Transit Co.'s boats are to be docked.

Incidents of the Day - Mr. Anderson, chief engineer of the marine department, is back from Bay of Quinte today, where he has been engaged for the past ten days overseeing the hydrographic survey now in progress in the bay. The surveyors have completed the work from Trenton to Adolphustown.

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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 9 Aug 1893