The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 7 Aug 1896

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The schr. Fabiola's cargo has been discharged at Portsmouth.

The schr. Miztec, Chicago, corn laden, is on her way down Lake Ontario.

The tug Bronson, with six grain laden barges, left this morning for Montreal.

The tug Walker, with three grain laden barges, left last night for Montreal.

The str. Sequin, Kingston to Fort William, railroad iron, cleared the Welland canal yesterday.

The str. Norwalk, after discharging her cargo of corn at the M.T. Co.'s elevators, left this afternoon for upper lake ports.

The schrs. Benson, Grantham and Russell, Parry Sound, timber, were expected to arrive at Garden Island today.

The str. Pueblo, which discharged grain here this week, clearing for Oswego to load coal, cleared the Welland canal last night.

The str. Bannockburn with consorts Winnipeg, Melrose and Selkirk cleared this afternoon for Duluth to load wheat for this port.

The str. Myles arrived today from Prescott and discharged 7,000 bushels of wheat at the M.T. Co.'s elevators. The remainder of her cargo was discharged at the Prescott elevator.

p.4 General Paragraphs - Capt. Breden, his son Willie and Bert Starr returned home yesterday from a trip up the lakes on the str. Bannockburn. On the up trip the steamer dropped her three consorts and proceeded on up to Duluth to load. When running light she made twelve and one-half miles an hour easily. Capt. Breden enjoyed the trip splendidly.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 7 Aug 1896