The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 9 Oct 1894

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The tug Bronson arrived from Montreal last evening.

The steambarge Nichols, from Hay Bay, is discharging hay for Richardson & Sons.

The tug Thompson reached here, last evening, from Montreal, with three light barges.

The prop. Monteagle came into port today from Chicago with 50,000 bushels of corn.

The strs. Melbourne and Glengarry and barge Minnedosa were in shelter at Port Colborne yesterday.

The schr. Greenwood arrived today from Bay of Quinte ports with grain for Richardson & Sons.

Called at Gunn's wharf: str. Alexandria, Brighton to Montreal; str. Acadia, Montreal to Toledo.

The str. Rideau Belle, from Rideau canal, and Little Mac, from the Bay of Quinte, called at Swift's wharf today.

The schrs. Falconer and Folger, from Oswego with hard coal, and schr. Fleetwing from Charlotte, with soft coal, are on their way to Kingston for Swift.

The tugs Col. By and Minnie Bell have been waiting for three weeks for a tow of barges from Ottawa. The lake is so rough that it has been impossible to bring the barges across.

T. Connors returned to the city yesterday, after piloting the steamyacht Algonquin to Montreal. From there she will go to New York, and before going to Florida will be examined on the ways at Boston.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 9 Oct 1894