The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 25 Sep 1896

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The str. Pilgrim is laid up for the winter along the G.T.R. dock.

The S.S. Rosemount got a great rolling about on Lake Ontario yesterday.

The str. Jamieson is at Craig & Co.'s with a cargo of coal from Oswego.

The schr. Dunn, in at Garden Island, had a cargo of 28,000 feet of timber.

The schr. Acacia cleared for Charlotte, yesterday, to load coal for Swift & Co.

The schr. Annie Falconer has been laid up for several days awaiting a charter.

The str. Bannockburn and consorts are expected to arrive here Sunday night.

The prop. Glengarry and consort laid in under South Bay point yesterday, because of the big gale.

The storm signal at this port was exposed today, warning mariners of a blow from the south-west.

The str. Edith May will be sold to the highest bidder at Clayton, Oct. 3rd, by virtue of a mortgage.

The schr. S.H. Dunn, in at Garden Island, has made seven trips to Toledo this season. Capt. Dix will make one more trip.

The str. Ocean passed up this morning for Toronto. There was quite a heavy gale blowing today. The Ocean has struck some very rough weather this season.

The R. & O. N. Co.'s stewards laid up their boats in a couple of days this year while in former years it took three or four weeks at greater expense. The local shore steward looked after the work and it was satisfactory.

Passed down Welland canal - str. McVittie, Chicago to Ogdensburg, general cargo; Niagara, Thessalon to Montreal, lumber; Seguin and barges, Duluth to Kingston, wheat; schr. M.T. Downing, Detroit to Oswego, wheat.

The schr. Fleetwing arrived this morning, from Oswego, with coal for Swift & Co. She had lain at Oswego since Sunday, awaiting fair weather. The winds have been from the north-west, with big blows. Capt. Shaw says the steambarge Resolute had to turn back into Oswego on Wednesday.

p.2 The International Cup - for competition among ice yacht clubs on Lake Ontario, Bay of Quinte and river St. Lawrence to be donated by Hiram Walker & Sons.

p.4 General Paragraphs - The schr. Jamieson has arrived at W.G. Craig & Co.'s wharf with a cargo of egg coal.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 25 Sep 1896