The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 13 Jul 1896

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The strs. Rosedale and Niagara, light, passed up through the Welland canal today.

The str. Tilley, after leaving the schr. Merritt at this port, proceeded on down to Prescott.

The schr. Nellie Hunter, from Oswego, is at Rockwood asylum wharf with 300 tons of coal.

The sloop Maggie L., from bay ports, discharged 3,000 bushels of wheat at Richardson & Sons' elevator.

The schr. Queen of the Lakes, after discharging a cargo of coal at Rockwood asylum, cleared light yesterday for Oswego.

The schr. Middlesex experienced some rough weather in Lake Erie on the way down and had part of her cargo of wheat damaged.

The tugs Hall and Bronson brought up the whaleback barge 110 in two sections, from Montreal to Ogdensburg, finishing the task Saturday.

Called at Craig & Co.'s wharf: str. Persia, Montreal; str. Ocean, Hamilton; str. King Ben, Oswego; str. Cuba, Cleveland; str. Lake Michigan, Fort William.

Arrivals: schr. Middlesex, Chicago, 41,000 bushels wheat; schr. Jamieson, Frenchman's Bay, 8,800 bushels peas; schr. Merritt, Fort William, 22,000 bushels of wheat, all for the M.T. Co.

p.4 The Canal Report - Detroit, Mich. - large increase in shipments at Soo canal.

General Paragraphs - Steamers W.P. Ketchum and Owen have been chartered at Chicago for corn to Kingston at 2 3/4 cents.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 13 Jul 1896