The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 23 Jul 1896

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The str. Niagara, Serpent river, timber, is at Collins Bay.

The schrs. Fabiola and Nellie Hunter cleared today for Oswego to load coal.

The tug Active is in the government dry dock receiving some slight necessary repairs.

The sloop Maggie L., from Stella, arrived this morning with 1,000 bushels of peas for Richardson & Sons.

The str. King Ben passed up the Rideau from Oswego, last evening, with coal for Foster & Co., Smith's Falls.

The str. Juno, after discharging her cargo of wheat and corn at Richardson & Sons, cleared last evening for the upper lakes.

The strs. Armenia and consorts, D.D. Calvin and consorts, Tecumseh and consorts, light, passed up through the Welland canal yesterday.

The Calvin Co.'s steam pump and diving apparatus arrived home from Midland today, where they were used in connection with the wreck of a sunken grain laden vessel.

The schr. Queen of the Lakes received a charter for a cargo of coal about the time she was ready for the dry-dock. She went over for R. Crawford. She will go on the dock upon her return.

The str. Rosemount successfully crossed the Atlantic and arrived at Cape Breton yesterday, where she will load coal for Montreal. It has not yet been decided whether she will enter the dry dock at Kingston or Ogdensburg to be united after being cut in twain at Montreal.

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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 23 Jul 1896