The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 3 Jun 1896

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The str. Cuba touched at Craig's wharf yesterday on her way down.

The str. Monteagle cleared last night for Oswego to load coal for Chicago.

The schr. Fleetwing cleared last evening for Oswego to load coal for this port.

The schr. Nellie Hunter cleared for Oswego last night to load coal for R. Crawford.

The schr. Loretta Rooney is at Booth & Co.'s wharf with 300 tons of coal from Oswego.

The str. Glengarry and consort Minnedosa cleared the Welland canal yesterday, bound up.

The schr. Annie Falconer, from Oswego, is discharging a cargo of coal at Portsmouth for J. Shortt.

The str. Myles, from Duluth, is discharging 40,000 bushels of wheat at the M.T. Co.'s elevators.

The str. Tecumseh and consorts, Collins Bay to Pentwater, light, cleared the Welland canal yesterday.

The sloop Maggie L., from Consecon, discharged 2,000 bushels of peas at the M.T. Co.'s elevators this morning.

Welland canal, bound down: str. Rival, Algoma to Kingston, light; schr. Dunn, Toledo to Kingston, timber.

The str. Persia called at Craig's wharf this morning, on her way to Montreal, with the largest passenger list of the season so far.

The sloop Idlewild brought a cargo of sand from Howe Island to Craig's wharf today for George Wilson, to be used in the construction of granolithic walks here.

The schr. Lapwing was put into the water from the ways at Portsmouth at half-past six o'clock this morning. The str. Sequin picked up her and the Thrush and Hiawatha and cleared for Fort William to load wheat for the K. & M. F. Co.

The tug Col. By, of Prescott, with the barge Minnie, light, in tow, arrived at Swift's wharf this morning from Belleville. The Col. By will await the arrival here of a tow of "blue barges," light, from Ottawa, and will take them to Oswego to load coal for the capital.

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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 3 Jun 1896