The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 14 Jul 1896

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The str. Bothnia, Toledo, timber laden, is at Garden Island.

The str. Orion and consorts, Serpent river, timber laden, are at Collins Bay.

The tug Active, with two grain laden barges, cleared for Montreal this morning.

The schooner Bullock is concluding the discharge of her cargo at Crawford's wharf.

The schr. Acacia will get away for Oswego tonight. She is over with coal for Swift & Co.

The schr. Dunn, Toledo, timber laden, is expected to arrived at Garden Island today. The str. D.D. Calvin is also on the way down from Marquette with timber.

p.4 Two Craft Collide - Brockville, July 14th - Two vessels, the steambarge Samoa, owned by Brown & Co., Buffalo, N.Y., and the barge Celtic, the property of G.K. Jackson, Bay City, Michigan, sank a few miles above here, this morning, about nine o'clock. Both had grain cargoes, consigned to Prescott elevator, the former carrying 74,000 bushels of oats and the latter 47,822 bushels of corn.

General Paragraphs - R. Davis & Sons, boat builders and owners of dry dock, have assigned to R.J. McKelvey.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 14 Jul 1896