The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 21 Aug 1894

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The M.T. Co.'s barge Toledo is in Davis' dry-dock for repairs.

The schr. Fleetwing is in with coal from Charlotte for Swift & Co.

The str. Argonaut will bring wheat from Chicago to Kingston at 2 1/8c per bushel.

The tug Jessie Hall left last night with four barges of grain, 80,000 bushels, for Montreal.

The capacity of the M.T. Co.'s new barge, now being constructed, will be 50,000 bushels of grain.

Called at Gunn's wharf: str. Alexandria, Charlotte to Montreal; str. St. Magnus, Duluth to Montreal.

Arrivals: str. Algerian, Toronto; str. Spartan, Montreal; schr. Fleetwing, Charlotte; str. Rideau Belle, Smith's Falls.

The barge Acadia, burnt on Sunday, is now being loaded with grain. W. Cameron has the contract of doing the after work. The manager says he always has to go to Cataraqui ward to get good men.

The schrs. Queen of the Lakes and Ella Murton are at the asylum dock unloading coal. The contract has been nearly completed. There are only a few more loads to complete the penitentiary contract.

Incidents of the Day - The new shaft for the str. Empire State arrived today from Buffalo.

The str. Wilhelm, after discharging, cleared for Oswego to load coal for up the lake.

Photographs of the steamer Ocean, on the ways at Deseronto, before she was repaired, are being distributed. The break in her bow is distinctly shown and looks large enough to drive a team of horses through.

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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
Rick Neilson
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 21 Aug 1894