The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 20 Jun 1896

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Schr. Acacia is unloading coal at Swift's.

The tug Hall cleared today with four grain laden barges.

The schr. Ballou cleared this morning for Oswego to load coal for Trenton.

The tug Walker arrived up from Montreal today with four barges, light.

The scow Two Brothers is at Wolfe Island with a cargo of coal from Oswego, N.Y., for the Rathbun Co.

The yacht Gen. W.B. Franklin, of Alexandria Bay, N.Y., called at Swift's this morning, on her way from Simcoe Island to her home port.

Davis & Sons, shipbuilders, yesterday shipped the yacht Lucille to her owner, R.H. Berity, Muskoka. The vessel was built by the firm this season.

The strs. Straubenzie, Orion, Saturn, schrs. Albatross, Waubaushene, Muskoka and Neelon, Grand Marias, to Collins Bay, timber laden, cleared the Welland canal yesterday.

Called at Swift's wharf yesterday: str. Hamilton from Montreal, with freight and passengers; today: strs. Corsican, from Toronto for Montreal; Passport, from Montreal for Toronto, both with freight and passengers.

Arrivals: str. Tilley and consort Merritt, Duluth, with 63,000 bushels of wheat for the M.T. Co.; str. Middlesex, Chicago, 40,500 bushels wheat; sloop Idlewild, Picton, 3,000 bushels of buckwheat for James Richardson & Sons.

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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 20 Jun 1896