The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 24 Jun 1896

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(Evening edition is regular issue; morning edition is mostly election results.)



The schr. Annie Falconer is unloading coal at Swift's wharf.

The schrs. Fleetwing and Nellie Hunter arrived at Swift's wharf yesterday with coal from Oswego.

The strs. Topeka and Shickluna discharged their cargoes at the M.T. Co.'s elevators and cleared for Oswego to load coal for upper lake ports.

Arrivals: str. Topeka, Chicago, 50,000 bushels of corn; str. Shickluna, Duluth, 16,000 bushels of wheat; tug Walker, Charlotte, two barges, coal laden; schr. Nellie Hunter, Oswego, 300 tons coal.

p.4 General Paragraphs - While towing a raft through Coteau Lake, yesterday, the tug Petrel went aground. Capt. Lesslie left this morning for the scene of the accident. A barge bound up from Montreal to this city was, by request, dropped alongside of the stranded steamer as a lighter.

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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
Rick Neilson
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 24 Jun 1896