The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 18 Oct 1895

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The Hero made her regular call at Swift's this afternoon.

The sloop Laura D. is loading wheat at Ricardson's elevator for Picton.

Workmen commenced the work of repairing Swift's dock this morning.

The schr. Annie Falconer is at Crawford's wharf with a cargo of soft coal from Charlotte.

The schr. Queen of the Lakes is discharging her cargo of wheat at Richardson's elevator.

The schr. Batteau is taking on a cargo of wheat at Richardson's elevator for the Glenora mills.

The steamer Glengarry and Minnedosa are in the Welland Canal with wheat from Fort William.

A quantity of the grain damaged in the steamer Tecumseh, and which was purchased by a local grain dealer, arrived this morning in the barge Bismarck, which is tied up at the foot of Princess St.



Green Bay, Wis., Oct. 18th - The steam barge Otego, of Cleveland, Captain Joseph Deville, took fire last night while lying at the dock of the Green Bay, Winona and & St. Paul railroad and was destroyed. The boat was cut loose from the dock and drifted against the approach to the Mason street bridge, which caught fire, and was saved with great difficulty. The second engineer, John Drew, of Cleveland, jumped overboard badly burned and was drowned. The Otego's consort, the Red, White and Blue, which went ashore on the Whaleback reef, is a total wreck.

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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 18 Oct 1895