The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), 29 Sep 1893

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Over 800 canal passes have been issued to the M.T. company.

Steamers Spartan, Magnet, Columbian and Algerian will winter here.

About 200,000 bushels of oats, wheat and corn arrived at the M.T. Co.'s dock yesterday from Chicago.

The str. D.D. Calvin and barge Ceylon, from Chicago, are en route to this port with 75,000 bushels of corn.

The destination of the S.S. Bannockburn was changed yesterday. She will load corn at Chicago for Kingston.

N.K. Connolly, president of the Richelieu and Ontario navigation company, was in the city this morning.

The steamer Passport reported stuck on a rock in the Lachine canal will go into the dry-dock at Montreal for repairs.

Swift & Co. are receiving no coal at present except consignments of soft coal to keep the mail boats going. The winter's stock is now all in. Some vessels have been working for this firm all season.

Departures: str. Arabian, Detroit, light; prop. Lake Michigan, Cleveland, light; prop. Wilhelm and schr. Nervina, Oswego, light; prop. D.M. Wilson and schr. Manitowac, Buffalo, light; tug Walker, Glenora and Gaskin, Oswego, light.

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29 Sep 1893
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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), 29 Sep 1893