The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 12 Sep 1894

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p.1 General Paragraphs - The schr. Greenwood, bound from Charlotte to Toronto, with a cargo of coal, experienced rough weather on Monday night and had to run here for repairs. Her steering gear was carried away. She started on her journey this morning.


The schr. B.W. Folger has cleared for Oswego with a cargo of shingles.

The schr. Annie Falconer is expected in today with coal for Swift & Co.

The tug Walker went down the river today to meet a tow of light barges.

Arrivals: str. Corsican, Toronto; str. Magnet, Hamilton; str. Arabian, Montreal.

The schrs. Fleetwing and Rooney cleared for Charlotte to load coal for Kingston.

The str. Glengarry will be in with a tow tonight. The str. Bannockburn will be down from Duluth tomorrow with 165,000 bushels, and str. Calvin and tow of 140,000 bushels is also on her way for the M.T. Co., making a total of 430,000 bushels for the M.T. Co.

p.2 Toronto A Poor Shipping Port - deepening St. Lawrence canals for ocean craft would increase trade. (full column)

The Biggest Cargo On the Lakes - Chicago, Sept. 11th - The steamer S.S. Curry arrived at South Chicago, last night, with the banner cargo of the great lakes. It consisted of 5117 net tons of iron ore, in addition to fuel, from Escanaba. The Curry drew eighteen feet two inches, which is possibly the deepest draft any lake steamer has ever been loaded to.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 12 Sep 1894