The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 9 Aug 1895

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p.1 General Paragraphs - The steambarge King Ben arrived in from Smith's Falls today. She will go over to Oswego for another cargo of coal.


The schooner Rooney cleared today to load coal for Crawford.

The schr. Fabiola is discharging coal from Oswego.

The schr. Queen of the Lakes reached here with 530 tons of coal from Oswego.

Raft number 13 left Garden Island for Quebec in tow of the str. Traveller last evening.

The tug Thomson cleared with one barge loaded with grain for Montreal today.

The prop. Sequin cleared for up the lake last night. Her cargo was for Richardson & Sons.

Arrivals: Str. Bon Voyage, Charlotte; str. Passport, Toronto; str. James Swift, Ottawa; str. Corsican, Montreal.

John Fisher, reeve of Portsmouth, purchased from Capt. Pierce the yacht Wildflower, and during the recent storms it was injured by pounding against the dock.

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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
Rick Neilson
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 9 Aug 1895