The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 3 Oct 1893

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The S.S. Bannockburn went to the Chicago elevator yesterday to load corn for Kingston.

The signal lights and buoying of the shoals have prevented many accidents to boats this year.

The str. Glengarry and schr. Minnedosa left Fort William Sunday afternoon loaded with wheat for Kingston.

The schr. Acacia is at Waupoose Island waiting for orders. She has not been in service for several months.

The tug Charlie Ferris, towing two barges, made the trip between Oswego and Kingston in six hours and a half.

Departures: schr. B.W. Folger, Oswego, shingles; steambarge Josephine, Ogdensburg, corn; tug Active and six barges, with 100,000 bushels of grain for Montreal.

Arrivals: tug Charley Ferris and two barges, loaded with coal for Ottawa; str. Algerian, Toronto; str. Bohemian, Montreal; str. James Swift, Ottawa; str. Marion, Chicago, 47,431 bushels of corn; tug Active and nine barges, Montreal, light; schr. T.L. Parker, Chicago, 41,000 bushels of corn.

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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
Rick Neilson
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 3 Oct 1893