The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 16 Oct 1896

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The schr. Eliza Fisher cleared today light for bay ports.

The str. King Ben cleared today for Belleville to load barley for Belleville.

The barge Columbia is discharging a cargo of wood at the Grove Inn wharf.

H.A. Calvin's steam yacht Blue Bell crossed from Garden Island this morning.

The str. St. Andrew, Fort William, wheat laden, is expected to arrive here today.

The schr. Ballou, Wellington, is in port with 3,500 bushels of peas for Richardson & Sons.

The schr. Fleetwing arrived from Charlotte, N.Y., this morning with coal for J. Swift & Co.

The schr. Fabiola, Charlotte, arrived this morning with 350 tons of soft coal for the M.T. Co.

The schr. Burton reached this port this morning with coal from Fairhaven, N.Y., for Craig & Co.

The schr. Echo, South Bay, arrived this morning with 3,100 bushels of peas for Richardson & Sons.

The tug Walker was in the government dry dock today having a new flange added to her propeller.

The schr. Two Brothers, Colborne, with 5,000 bushels of peas, arrived today at the M.T. Co.'s anchorage.

The schr. S.H. Dunn, Toledo, timber laden, cleared the Welland canal today, bound for Garden Island.

The sloop Maggie L., Howe Island, arrived this morning with 3,500 bushels of oats for Richardson & Sons.

The schooner Vienna, laden with pig iron from Hamilton, touched at this port today en route to Montreal.

The schr. Kate, South Bay, with 3,000 bushels of peas, was discharged today at Richardson & Sons' elevator.

The str. Bannockburn and consorts, wheat laden, from Fort William, are expected to arrive some time tonight.

The schr. S.J. Collier, Annandale and Annie Minnes, each with a cargo of coal from Charlotte, N.Y., anchored at the spile dock this morning.

The schr. Queen of the Lakes, Fort William, with 16,500 bushels of wheat, was discharged today at Richardson & Sons' elevator. She had a long and stormy passage, meeting with head winds nearly all the way down.

p.2 The Shooting Star - W. Power has a photograph of this clipper ship, 1,518 tons burthen, built by him at Quebec in 1853; also had sister ship Arthur the Great built by Power.

p.4 A Race Of Big Freighters - Chicago, Oct. 16th - The big lake freighters, Owego and Oglesby, bound from Erie and Buffalo respectively for Chicago, and which on meeting in Lake Huron engaged in a race to Chicago, arrived here yesterday, the Oglesby winning by a little over thirty miles.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 16 Oct 1896