The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 20 Aug 1895

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The tug Glide will have a new whistle.

The schr. Annie Falconer is in with coal from Oswego.

The prop. Arabian did not get away for Montreal till last night.

The steambarge King Ben will lay up for a couple of weeks to await orders.

The tug Walker came up the river with six barges and cleared with a loaded one.

This morning raft No. 14 left Garden Island in tow of the tug Traveller for Quebec.

Arrivals: Str. Spartan, Toronto; str. Hamilton, Hamilton; str. Algerian, Montreal.

Passed Port Colborne: Str. Armenia and consorts; Tecumseh and consorts, Marquette, Kingston, timber.

Yesterday the str. Empire State, returning from Morrisburg light, ran on a mud bank when a short distance away. She was released this morning by the str. Hiram A. Calvin.

The str. Columbian, lying here since Sunday, was to take Knights Templars to Montreal today. Some delay on the western end kept the crowd back a day and the str. Spartan was able to take all the delegates that came.

Between Thursday and Sunday a half million bushels of grain will be handled here by the M.T. Co. The grain is coming from Duluth in the prop. Bannockburn and three barges; Prop. Glengarry and one barge, and steamers Rosedale, Denver and Nicaragua.

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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
Rick Neilson
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 20 Aug 1895