The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), 27 Apr 1894

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p.1 General Paragraphs - At West Superior, Wis., the cargo record for wheat at the head of the lakes was broken when the C.S. Curry, drawing fourteen feet, three inches, steamed out for Buffalo with 115,000 bushels of wheat.

p.3 Three Mile Bay, N.Y., April 24th - ....Capt. Dallas Ryder will command the steamship Juniata again this season. She will run from Buffalo to Duluth and Chicago...



The tugs Thompson and Glide have left the government dry-dock.

The barge Montreal is now in the government drydock being caulked.

The tug Walker with four barges of grain, left for Montreal last night.

The schr. Jamieson has arrived from Toronto with nine thousand bushels of peas.

The barge M.C. Cameron, Toledo to Collins Bay, timber, passed Port Dalhousie yesterday.

A cargo of corn was on the Chicago market for Kingston, but vesselmen would not accept the rate offered.

There are 200,000 bushels of grain, from Chicago, stored at Ogdensburg. It will go forward to Montreal at once.

This morning the steamer Magnet arrived from the west with a large passenger list and a great deal of freight.

On Sunday morning the str. North King will leave on her regular trips between Kingston, Port Hope and Charlotte.

The steambarge Prentice with consorts Middlesex and Halstead, cleared for Oswego yesterday to load coal for up the lakes.

The strs. Arabian and Business, Kingston to Toledo, and str. City of Owen Sound, Collins Bay to Toledo, got through the Welland canal yesterday.

The Ogdensburg C. & T. Co. has purchased the barges Isaac Stephenson, Fred Carney, Henry Witbeck and Menominee for $50,000. The crafts will be put in the river coal trade.

Mr. Marsh sailed his new skiff from the head of Garden Island to Cataraqui bridge in fourteen minutes. T. Sharman says he has a sailing skiff that can beat this time. His skiff is a new one nineteen feet six inches long, and carries 400 feet of canvass. She has spider web sails.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), 27 Apr 1894