The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 8 Oct 1896

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The str. Topeka, Chicago, corn, is expected to arrive here tonight.

The tug Hall, with four light barges, arrived from Montreal last night.

The schr. Kate, from Charlotte, is at Booth & Co.'s wharf with a cargo of coal.

The str. Rosemount and barges, Fort William, bound down, cleared the Welland canal today.

The sloop Maggie L., Howe Island, arrived this morning with 2,500 bushels of peas and oats.

The str. St. Lawrence, Duluth, arrived this morning with 59,000 bushels of wheat for the M.T. Co.

The sloop Trent, Trenton, arrived this morning with 60,000 laths and 14,000 feet of dressed lumber.

The schr. Pilot, Napanee, arrived this morning with 2,500 bushels of barley for Richardson & Sons.



Arrivals and Departures During The Past Week.

Arrivals: schr. M.L. Lydon, Colborne, 12,000 bushels of peas; schr. Katie Eccles, Port Hope, 8,000 bushels of peas; sloop Madcap, Wolfe Island, 1,000 bushels of oats; str. Samoa and consort Celtic, Chicago, 80,000 bushels of rye and wheat; sloop Monitor, Napanee, 1,800 bushels of peas; str. Quebec, Montreal, cargo of salt; schr. Pilot, Picton, 2,500 bushels of peas; schr. Aberdeen, Duluth, 25,000 bushels of wheat; sloop Maggie L., Howe Island, 2,500 bushels of peas and oats; schr. Ballou, 3,000 bushels of peas; schr. Echo, light, Consecon; sloop Monitor, Napanee, 2,000 bushels of peas; sloop Laura D., Wolfe Island, 2,500 bushels of peas.

Departures: schr. Fleetwing, light, Oswego; str. Bannockburn and consorts, Fort William; str. King Ben, 7,500 bushels of peas, Montreal; str. Samoa and consort Celtic, light, upper lake ports; schr. Aberdeen, Oswego, light; str. D.D. Calvin, light, Astabula; schr. Echo, 3,500 bushels wheat, Picton; schr. Lydon, light, Colborne; schr. Katie Eccles, light, Port Hope.

Daring Deeds of Valor - Capt. John F. Ryan's exploits as diver on both coasts and great lakes. (full column)

p.3 Port Milford, Oct. 6th - ...schr. Nellie Hunter, which dragged anchor down bay in last week's gale, has been brought back safely. Steambarge King Ben will load peas here for Montreal this week...

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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 8 Oct 1896