The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 19 May 1896

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The schr. Fleetwing is unloading coal at Swift's wharf.

The str. Alexandria is storm-bound at Rochester, N.Y.

The schr. S.H. Dunn, from Toledo, timber laden, arrived at Garden Island last evening.

The str. Niagara, Cheboygan to Collins Bay, timber laden, is on the way down Lake Ontario.

The str. D.D. Calvin and consorts passed up through the Welland Canal, yesterday, bound for Ashland.

Welland canal, passed down for this port: schr. Oliver Mowat, Toledo, corn; str. Columbia, Duluth, wheat.

Inspector T. Donnelly returned from Belleville last night. He was inspecting boats at the above port and Picton.

The schr. Annie Falconer is discharging coal at Collins Bay for the Collins Bay rafting and forwarding company. She will clear tonight for Charlotte, N.Y. to load soft coal for Swift & Co.

The Calvin Co.'s tug Parthia succeeded in pulling the schr. Grantham off the shoal at Point Frederick this morning. A couple of good pulls released the schooner. A new bowsprit and jib boom will replace one sprung during the big blow.

p.2 Towed To Tobermoray - May 18th - The White line steamer Atlantic reached here yesterday in tow of the tug Aikens. The Atlantic lost her rudder on her trip down from the Soo and awaits the arrival of the steamer Northern Belle to be towed to Collingwood for repairs, the Aikens being unable to handle her alone.

p.4 General Paragraphs - The str. Bannockburn and consorts left Port Arthur Saturday for this port. They are grain laden.

The str. Norwalk, from Duluth, and Gov. Smith, from Chicago, grain laden, are en route to this port.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 19 May 1896