The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 3 Sep 1896

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Calvin & Co. will send another raft down the river on Saturday.

The str. Columbian will leave for Newcastle to run an excursion to Toronto.

The schr. S.H. Dunn arrived in at Garden Island, this morning, with timber from Toledo.

The str. Glengarry and consorts are expected to arrive here tonight from Fort William.

The crew of the schr. Fabiola has been paid off. The vessel has not done anything in weeks.

The schr. Nellie Hunter arrived from Fair Haven, this morning, with 300 tons of coal for R. Crawford.

The str. Nicaragua and consorts are on their way down the lake from Chicago with corn for this port.

Work on the str. Rosemount is progressing rapidly. The men are kept bustling and it is expected by tomorrow evening the steamer will be floated out of the dock.

The tug Bell McDonald passed through last night with three scows loaded with stone for the new locks down below. The stone is taken from the quarry at Point Ann, near Belleville.

The work of releasing the stranded steamer Cadillac was begun last evening. After five or six thousand bushels of wheat had been lightened the steamer floated off the shoal and was worked down to the M.T. Co.'s anchorage. Shovellers worked at the steamer all night discharging the cargo. This morning she cleared for the upper lakes.

p.4 General Paragraphs - The strs. Corsican, Spartan and Columbian will be laid up here this fall.

The S.S. Rosemount will leave the government dry dock tonight. A great deal of the rivetting can be done with the ship in the water.

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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
Rick Neilson
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 3 Sep 1896