The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 18 Jul 1896

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p.1 General Paragraphs - The schr. Annie Minnes is in with coal for Crawford.

The schr. Fabiola will be over from Oswego tonight.

Capt. Charles Allen will go as mate on the schr. Winnipeg.



The schr. Mystic, Chicago, corn laden, is expected to arrive here today.

The sloop Monitor cleared today for Clayton with a cargo of shingles.

The str. King Ben is at Folger Bros.' wharf with a cargo of coal from Oswego.

Capt. James Fleming, of schr. Glenora fame, has charge of the Melrose this year.

The schr. Winnipeg went on the government drydock this morning to have a leak fixed.

The schr. Nellie Hunter is discharging a cargo of 300 tons of coal at Crawford's wharf.

The str. Bannockburn and three consorts expect to clear tonight for Fort William to load wheat.

The str. Columbian will lay here until July 23rd. She will then proceed down the river to run excursions.

Called at Craig & Co.'s wharf: str. Cuba, from Montreal to Toledo; str. Alexandria, from Montreal to Charlotte.

The sloop Laura D. is at Richardson & Sons' elevator with 2,000 bushels of wheat and buckwheat from Wellington.

Capt. Kirkwood, formerly mate on the schr. Winnipeg, has been promoted to the captaincy of the vessel, Capt. Cornwall resigning the charge. Capt. Kirkwood is a good man.

The strs. Tecumseh, with consorts, Duluth to Collins Bay, timber, and Shickluna, with barge St. Louis, Fort William to Kingston, wheat, are on their way down Lake Ontario.

Thomas Gaskin, jr., son of Capt. Gaskin, acted as first mate on the str. Bannockburn during her last trip, as that officer, John Black, was ill at this city. If the mate is unable to ship again Mr. Gaskin will retain the office. He says the steamer experienced fine weather on the recent trip to Duluth and return which he says was a quick and profitable one.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 18 Jul 1896