The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 15 Oct 1895

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Richardson Bros. are loading a barge with peas for Montreal.

The str. Petrel and barges with timber from Toledo to Collinsby is in the canal.

The lake barge Glenora is having a new rail put on her at the M.T. Co's shipyard.

The steamer James Swift, while trying to get into Davis' drydock this morning, got stuck in the mud.

The prop. Melbourne unloaded 12,000 bushels of corn and proceeded down to Montreal today. She is from Toledo.

The prop. Myles, from Toledo, discharged ? tons of flour and 5,000 bushels of wheat at the M.T. Co's dock this morning.

The prop. Acadia dragged her anchor in a harbor near Port Arthur on Saturday and ran on a reef. She was pulled off uninjured.

The lost prop. Africa was built at Kingston by William Power in 1872 and was rebuilt in 1887, at which time she was valued at $13,500 and classed A 2 inland Lloyds.

The str. Tecumseh has arrived at Portsmouth with a cargo of grain, from Fort William, for Richardson Bros. Part of the grain is damaged, and the cargo will be inspected by Capt. T. Donnelly today.

p.4 The Steambarge and Crew Are Safe - Owen Sound, Oct. 15th - The steambarge Dominion, which on Monday Oct. 7th, the day of the heavy gale, dragged her anchors at Michael's Bay, Manitoulin Island, and went ashore, arrived in this port this morning. She was got off, without the aid of the tug, after being lightened of a good deal of her cargo. The vessel will go on dry dock to have her shoe fixed, that being the only damage she sustained. The crew of the Dominion are all right.

Is Off Again - Port Colborne, Oct. 15th - The str. Gov. Smith from Chicago for Ogdensburg, which, while entering the harbor yesterday, went aground between the piers on account of very low water, has floated off without having sustained any damage.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
Rick Neilson
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 15 Oct 1895