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

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p.2 Thousand Island Park, Oct. 14th - ...The sloop Flying Cloud is kept very busy just now carrying material for the various contractors...

Port Milford - Oct. 15th - ....The Ripple left for Kingston Monday loaded with dried apples, and intends bringing back a load of goods. Capt. C. Ackerman has charge. The Thistle is now coming to port on Friday instead of Saturday.



The tug Active came in this morning from Oswego light.

The str. Myles, from Duluth, is in port with a cargo of flour.

The sloop Laura D. is loading wheat at Richardson's for Prescott.

The schr. Batteau, from Picton, is at Richardson's elevator with peas and rye.

The schr. Annie Minnes arrived in port this morning from Oswego laden with coal.

The tug Thompson cleared this morning for Montreal with two grain laden barges.

The str. Melbourne, after lighting 5,000 bushels of corn here, cleared for Prescott to unload her cargo.

The schr. Queen of the Lakes arrived from Pelee Island, this morning, with wheat and oats for Richardson Bros.

The heavy gale from the west, of which notice was received yesterday, has materialized and appears to be of a formidable character. The water in the harbor is very rough, and sailors say that it must be terrific on the open lake.

General Paragraphs - The str. Armenia left Toledo today with coal and timber for this port. She is in charge of Capt. Booth.

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