The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 24 Oct 1896

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The sloop Laura D. is loading lumber for Clayton.

The str. D.D. Calvin, timber laden, from Manistique, is expected to arrive at Garden Island tonight.

The sloop Madcap, Wolfe Island, arrived this morning with 2,000 bushels of barley for Richardson & Sons.

The schr. Tradewind, after discharging a cargo of peas at the M.T. Co.'s elevators, cleared this morning for Port Hope.

Called at Craig & Co.'s wharf Friday night: str. Alexandria, from Montreal; str. Melbourne, from St. Catharines.

The str. Lake Michigan, after discharging 5,000 bushels of wheat at the M.T. Co.'s elevators, cleared this morning for Montreal.

The tug Active arrived from Oswego with two coal laden barges, cleared light down the river and returned this morning with four light barges.

The str. North King will make her last trip of the season on Sunday, Nov. 1st, leaving here with a harvest home excursion for Rochester, N.Y. Returning Tuesday morning the steamer will at once go into winter quarters, most likely at Montreal, where two new boilers are building and will be placed in her during the winter. The steamer has had a prosperous season. Each year she is becoming more popular.

The barge Marie Stella went down in the Cornwall canal yesterday, with her cargo of 13,000 bushels of rye. She was bound from Prescott to Montreal. No particulars have been received yet as to the cause of the disaster. H. Richardson and L.H. Clarke, of this city, left yesterday afternoon for the scene of the wreck. The vessel struck in lock No. 19 and went down in fifteen feet of water. Her deck burst and her cargo will be badly damaged.

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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
Rick Neilson
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 24 Oct 1896