The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 12 Sep 1895

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Sept. 13, 1895



The schr. Annandale has arrived from Oswego with a cargo of coal.

The barge Montreal entered the government dry-dock today to be caulked.

The sloop Lone Star is in from Deseronto with bunch wood for the Grove Inn.

The steambarge King Ben leaves for Oswego today to load coal for Smith's Falls.

The schr. S.H. Dunn arrived at Garden Island this morning with timber from Toledo.

The prop. Bannockburn and three consorts will arrive today from Duluth with 215,000 bushels of wheat.

The prop. Owen Sound and consort Wortz cleared for Cleveland last night to load coal for Lake Superior.

The str. Corsican, from Toronto, and the str. Algerian, from Montreal, were the R. & O.N.Co's arrivals today.

The prop. Algonquin cleared last night for Cleveland to load coal for Duluth. She unloaded a cargo of flour at the K. & M.F. Co's dock.

The schr. Fleetwing cleared for Charlotte yesterday and the schr. Annie Falconer got away for Oswego this morning, both for coal for Kingston.

The tug Walker brought four light barges in from Montreal and cleared with four more loaded ones for Montreal. The tug Thompson also cleared with four loaded barges.

The M.T. Co's shovellers did a fast job in relieving the Glengarry and Minnedosa of their cargoes. The boats arrived last night and this morning were on their way up the lake again.

The prop. Glengarry and barge Minnedosa arrived last night from Fort William with 85,000 bushels of wheat and cleared this morning for Fort William for another cargo for Kingston.

Capt. T. Donnelly returned from Port Colborne yesterday after superintending repairs to the steam pipe of the government cutter Bayfield. The Bayfield is in charge of Lieut. W.J. Stewart, a graduate of the Royal military college here, who succeeded Commander Boulter, England. Lieut. Stewart is assisted by Lieut. ? and Lieut. Anderson, also graduates of the college. The Bayfield is doing good work surveying on Lake Erie and is of incalculable benefit to the marine interests. Many shoals have been located that were never on the chart before.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 12 Sep 1895