The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 30 Oct 1896

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The tug Thomson with three grain laden barges, cleared for Montreal last night.

The str. Glengarry and consorts passed Windsor yesterday afternoon, bound down.

The str. Niagara, light, from this port to Port Huron, cleared the Welland canal today.

The schr. S.J. Collier, light, from this port to St. Catharines, passed Port Dalhousie last night.

The str. E.B. Bartlett and consort, Duluth, with wheat, are expected to arrive here tonight.

The schr. Pilot, light, cleared last night for Bay of Quinte ports to load peas for Richardson & Sons.

The schr. Kate, Wellington, discharged 6,000 bushels of peas at Richardson & Sons' elevator this morning.

The yacht Ripple, of Kingston, came in from South Bay this morning and will clear for that port this afternoon.

The str. King Ben loaded 7,800 bushels of peas at Richardson & Sons' elevator this morning and cleared for Montreal.

The str. Pilgrim is being prepared for winter quarters at Swift's wharf. She will be laid up beside the R. & O. steamer Spartan.

Work on the str. Pierrepont has so far advanced that the steamer was in shape to leave the dry dock today. It will be a day or two yet before she is ready to run on her route.

The M.T. Co. has not as yet decided to do any repairing here this winter. A lot of work is to be done, but whether it will be executed here or at another port has not been settled.

The str. King Ben brought a load of cement from Montreal yesterday. She cleared today for that port with a cargo of peas from Richardson Bros., and will carry a load of salt on her return trip.

Yesterday intelligence was received that a gale was expected from the south and west and the drum was displayed, conveying the news to mariners. This morning the signal was changed, a heavy blow being expected from the east. During the night the wind veered from the west to east by south.

Incidents of the Day - A heavy fog settled down over the city and harbor last night with the setting of the sun. In consequence the steam fog horn at nine mile lighthouse was sounded at intervals throughout the night.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 30 Oct 1896