The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 26 Oct 1896

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The str. Bathuria (sic), light, cleared this morning for Fort William.

The tugs Bronson and Walker arrived from Montreal last night with six barges each.

The str. D.D. Calvin cleared this morning for Traverse City to load timber for Garden Island.

The tug Active cleared this morning for Oswego with two barges, light, to load coal for the M.T. Co.

The sloop Maggie L., Howe Island, discharged 3,000 bushels of peas at Richardson & Sons' elevator today.

The sloop Idlewild, Amherst Island, arrived this morning with 1,000 bushels of wheat for Richardson & Sons.

The str. Valeria will cease running on the Clayton route on the 31st, after which she will go into winter quarters.

Called at Craig & Co.'s wharf: str. Persia, from Montreal; str. Ocean, Hamilton; schr. Eliza Fisher, Fair Haven, coal.

The steamer Rosemount with consorts Dunmore and Winnipeg, Fort William, arrived at noon today with 150,000 bushels of wheat for the M.T. Co.

The work of planking the hull of the str. Pierrepont was concluded today. As soon as the seams are caulked and the new work receives a coat of paint, which will be about Thursday, the steamer will be floated out of dry dock and go into service again.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 26 Oct 1896