The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 7 Nov 1896

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Capt. Ira Folger is acting first mate on the str. Islander.

The schr. Fabiola will bring over another cargo of coal for the Folger company.

The tug Edmund and consort Columbia cleared this morning light for Bedford Mills.

The K. & M. F. Co.'s barge Thrush will trade between Prescott and Montreal for the remainder of the season.

The steamers Bannockburn and Rosemount, Fort William, and Monteagle, Chicago, were wind-bound in the Welland canal yesterday.

A Port Dalhousie despatch this morning says: "Nothing arrived or passed up the canal today. The heavy south-west gale has commenced to die out. The sea is still running high."

p.4 General Paragraphs - The captain of the schr. Nellie Hunter says the vessel did not pound heavily against Booth's dock during Thursday night. Neither the vessel or dock are damaged.

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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 7 Nov 1896