The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 22 Jun 1896

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The schr. Acacia is being recaulked while discharging coal at Swift's.

James Richardson & Sons are loading a barge with 8,000 bushels of buckwheat for Montreal.

The sloop Idlewild cleared from Swift's wharf today with a cargo of coal for Milton Island.

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

Capt. Donnelly inspected Henderson Bros.' new steamyacht, the Sophy, at the foundry dock this morning.

Sloop Laura D., from South Bay, arrived this morning with 2,500 bushels of buckwheat for James Richardson & Sons.

The str. Melbourne, from Duluth, arrived yesterday, and after lighting 8,000 bushels of wheat at the M.T. Co., cleared for Montreal.

Called at Craig & Co.'s wharf: str. Persia, from Montreal; str. Ocean, from Hamilton; str. Melbourne, from Toledo; str. Lake Michigan, from Montreal.

Called at Swift's wharf, Saturday evening: strs. Quebec, for Smith's Falls; Arabian, for Toronto; James Swift, from Ottawa. Sunday: strs. Algerian, for Toronto; Spartan for Montreal.

Welland canal, bound down; steamer Topeka, Chicago to Kingston, corn; str. Tecumseh and consort, Toledo to Collins Bay, timber; schr. Nassau, Detroit to Kingston, wheat; schr. Wawanosh, Toledo to Kingston, timber; str. Niagara, Cheboygan to Collins Bay, timber.

Tug movements: The Thomson arrived from Oswego Saturday with three coal laden barges and cleared for Montreal; the Hall arrived up Saturday with three light barges and cleared again for Montreal with three barges, grain laden; the Walker arrived from Montreal, Saturday, with four light barges and cleared for Charlotte with two light barges to load coal.

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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
Rick Neilson
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 22 Jun 1896