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

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The prop. Glengarry and barges Minnedosa and Dunsmore (sic-Dunmore ?) cleared for Fort William last night.

The str. Viking and barges VanEfland and Moore, with corn from Chicago, are expected in port today.

The Rosemount brought over a large crane from England to be used in unloading coal, also several large coal buckets.

The prop. Monteagle, schr. Queen of the Lakes, from Duluth and Fort William, with wheat for Kingston, are in the canal.

Connolly's new dredge will leave for Quebec in a few days. The deal for the Philadelphia work has not yet been closed.

The schr. Ella Murton is safely in Hamilton. She was nowise injured and her absence on the lake was due to lack of wind.

The barge Albini, sold by the M.T. Co. to the starch company at Cardinal, requires caulking and some new planking. A man will be sent down from here to look after the work.

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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
Rick Neilson
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 18 Aug 1896