The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 22 May 1897

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The schooner Nellie Hunter cleared this morning for Oswego to load coal for this port.

The schooner Ballou arrived this morning from Belleville with a consignment of peas for Richardson & Sons.

The barge Imperial is loading 20,000 bushels of barley and peas at Richardson & Sons' elevator for Montreal.

The sloop Madcap arrived this morning from Wolfe Island with 3,000 bushels of oats consigned to Richardson & Sons.

Within ten days the frame of the new composite barge building in the M.T. company's ship yard will be up. It is more than two-thirds under way now.

Owing to the damage done to lock No. 7 of the Welland canal by the steamer Outhwaite there was not any lockage yesterday, and it is not known when the canal will be re-opened.

p.3 Napanee, May 22nd - ....The barge Lucy, of Montreal, cleared yesterday, with grain, for Montreal. She is one of the largest barges that has ever entered the harbor and took on here 20,400 bushels of grain from Vanluven.

p.4 Wind Wafts - The tug Mack, while towing out two "pin flats" from Richardson & Sons' elevator last evening, went ashore near shoal tower. The steamer Paul Smith went to the rescue of the stranded tug and succeeded in releasing her.

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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
Rick Neilson
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 22 May 1897