The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 13 Nov 1894

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p.3 Black River Bridge, Nov. 10th - ...The steambarge Water Lily loaded apples for J. Shannon on Wednesday....



The str. Quebec is in from Cape Vincent, light.

Neither the forwarding companies have much to do right now.

Calvin's boats will bring 1,200 tons of coal over from Oswego for Breck & Booth.

The prop. Orion is being laid up at Collins Bay. Her engines are being taken out.

The prop. Glengarry and barge Minnedosa left the Soo yesterday, en route for Kingston.

The schr. Fleetwing is anchored in the harbor with a deckload of lumber. She is on her way to Oswego.

The prop. Rosedale expects to make two more trips to Kingston this fall if the weather keeps open. She will have her hands full.

The prop. Ocean left St. Catharines to lay up yesterday. The Ocean will be docked this winter and have repairs done her.

Potatoes are 75 cents a bushel in American ports on the upper lakes. Vessel men with cargoes to Kingston put in a big stock at 50 cents a bag. This means a big saving where there is a large crew.

A strong gale sprang up from the south-west, last night, and continued all night. Several vessels are windbound here and are apt to be for several days, as there is no telling how long a wind will keep up at this season of the year.

Heavy Snow Storm In Michigan - Menominee, Mich., Nov. 13th - A heavy snow storm is raging here and the wind is blowing a gale from the south-west. The steam barge Pringle and consorts and the Business are two or three days overdue and fears are entertained for their safety. They are bound up from Buffalo to load with lumber at this port.

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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
Rick Neilson
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 13 Nov 1894