The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 6 Sep 1895

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The schr. Fleetwing arrived in from Oswego this morning. She has a cargo of coal.

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

The str. Jack will get away tomorrow night for Duluth to load grain for Kingston.

The schr. Loretta Rooney arrived in this morning from Charlotte with coal for Booth & Co.

Offers of three cents per bushel on corn from Chicago to Kingston are made with no takers. Vessel owners want 3 1/2 cents.

The barge Iowa is in the government dock as is also the floating steam hoister belonging to the M.T. Co. Both vessels are being caulked.

The schr. Acacia left for South Bay today to lay up until marine business gets a little brisker. The vessel will be painted while she is moored there.

The owners of the schr. Downing have given a bond of $1,500 to cover the damages done to the passenger steamer City of Toledo in the recent collision.

The tug Thompson arrived in from Oswego today with three barges of coal for the M.T. Co.'s own use. The tug will leave for Montreal today with a tow.

General Paragraphs - The marine dep't has just established a new light on Pie Island, Thunder Bay District. It will be utilized for the first time on the 15th inst.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 6 Sep 1895