The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 30 May 1896

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The barge Dee was floated out of Davis' dry dock last evening.

The str. Denver cleared for Oswego last night to load coal for Milwaukee.

The tug Bronson, with four grain-laden barges, cleared last night for Montreal.

The str. Alexandria called at Gunn's wharf at two o'clock this morning on her way from Montreal to Trenton.

The Collins Bay rafting company contemplates building an "allegator" for use in connection with its timber trade.

The schr. Loretta Rooney discharged her cargo of coal at Crawford's wharf and cleared today for Charlotte to reload.

The str. Pueblo completed the round trip from Oswego to Duluth and return by way of Kingston in thirteen days and four hours.

The str. Glengarry, with Minnedosa in tow, cleared the Welland canal today, bound down from Fort William with wheat.

The str. Spartan clears for Toronto tomorrow. She will arrive at Swift's on Tuesday morning on her return trip, commencing the regular service.

The sloop Idlewild arrived today from Gananoque with a cargo of brick. She will load 1,000 bushels of grain at Richardson & Sons' elevator for the same port.

p.4 General Paragraphs - The schr. Lone Star cleared Gunn's wharf, light, for Trenton today.

The Donnelly Co.'s wrecking outfit is at the scene of the wreck of the K. & M. F. Co.'s barge in the Gallops rapids. The pumps, etc., were taken down on the str. Pierrepont.

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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
Rick Neilson
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 30 May 1896