The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 5 Jun 1896

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

The str. Algerian from Toronto to Montreal touched at Swift's last evening.

The str. Spartan from Montreal to Toronto, called at Swift's wharf yesterday.

The K. & M. F. Co.'s fleet of lake barges cleared the Welland canal today, bound up light.

The str. Prefontaine arrived, light, yesterday, for a cargo of grain for K. & M. F. Co.

The sloop Wood Duck arrived last night, light, from Rockport for a cargo of shingles for Picton.

The str. Myles cleared light last night for Duluth. She will pick up a cargo of freight on the up trip.

The steam yacht Wherenow was inspected, yesterday, by the government officials and found to be in first class condition.

Yesterday Capt. Hinckley, of the str. America, placed a buoy on "Sow" shoal, near the head of Simcoe Island, and in the channel used by steamers in entering and leaving the Batteau channel.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
Rick Neilson
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 5 Jun 1896