The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 16 Aug 1895

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

The str. Bannockburn with three barges will arrive at this port from Duluth, the first of next week.

The schr. Annie Falconer's cargo is being unloaded at Swift's elevator. She comes from Oswego.

The schr. Kate Eccles is in from lake ports with a cargo of peas to be transhipped to Montreal by the M.T. Co.

Passed Port Colborne: Str. John Duncan, Duluth to Kingston, wheat; Omaha, Chicago to Kingston, corn; Gov. Smith, Chicago to Ogdensburg, general cargo; Niagara, Toledo to Montreal, coal.

Work at the new dredge, being built by Connelly Bros., has been delayed for want of material. The Carnegie iron and steel company, at Pittsburg, has so many orders that they are unable to fill the Kingston order for iron at once.

General Paragraphs - The str. Garden City with 200 passengers from Toronto and western ports, called at Swift's wharf today for a short time and then proceeded to the Thousand Islands. They will return to Kingston this evening and will remain until tomorrow morning.

The str. Pilgrim is receiving sixteen new tubes in her boiler.

The schr. Queen of the Lakes will be in from Oswego tonight, with a cargo of coal for R. Crawford.

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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 16 Aug 1895