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

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p.1 Incidents of the Day - The schr. Fleetwing is expected in from Oswego today.

General Paragraphs - The steamer Fedora, with consort, ran into the schr. Macy, off Bar Point, Lake Erie, and cut her to the water's edge. The Macy is full of water, and is held by her anchors.

The barge Victor is in Davis' drydock being caulked. Sh will also receive some new planking.

The str. Princess Louise will be dry-docked to have her hull examined.


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

The schr. S.H. Dunn, timber laden from Toledo, passed through the Welland canal yesterday.

The str. Cadillac and Wilhelm with barges, grain laden, are on their way down the lake to this port.

Workmen labored all last night at the str. Rosemount sheeting her hold and caulking rivet openings. She will sail tonight or early in the morning.

The str. Islander has been put on the Cape Vincent route. Capt. A. Miller, having laid up the str. Empire State, takes charge.

The str. Glengarry and consort, from Fort William, with 85,000 bushels of wheat and str. George B. Owen, Chicago, 51,000 bushels of corn, arrived for the M.T. Co. this morning.

The schr. Loretta Rooney has been laying here several days on account of dullness in the coal trade. Capt. Bernhardt expectes to clear tomorrow, having two charters in prospect.

The sloop Echo, with 3,000 bushels of wheat consigned by James Richardson & Sons, cleared for Glenora this morning. The sloop Dandy, with 3,000 bushels of wheat, left for Smith's Falls.

In the Welland canal clearances today there were three consignments to Kingston, one to Prescott and seven to Ogdensburg. The number consigned to Kingston is the largest so far this season.

p.4 Watchman Seriously Injured - St. Catherines, Sept. 22nd - watchman fell into hold of str. Rosedale.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 23 Sep 1896