The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 31 Aug 1897

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p.1 Their Boat Upset - commandant of R.M.C. was in the R.M.C. "Mackinaw" boat when it upset off Point Frederick.



The schooner Fleetwing is unloading coal at Swift & Co.'s steam hoist.

The tugs Walker and Jessie Hall arrived up this morning from Montreal with five barges, light.

The steamer Bohemian will take the Columbian's run to Montreal from this port tomorrow morning.

The steamer Rosemount and consorts, Fort William, are expected to arrive in port tonight with grain consigned to the M.T. Co.

The sloop Maggie L., Wolfe Island, arrived in port this morning with 2,500 bushels of oats, consigned to Richardson & Sons.

The schooner Kate cleared this morning from Soward's wharf for Oswego, there to take on a cargo of coal for J. Sowards.

The schooner Emery, Toledo, yesterday discharged 12,500 bushels of corn at Richardson & Sons' elevator and cleared again this morning light.

The steamer Spartan called at Swift's wharf this morning on her way from Toronto to Montreal; the Algerian called in the afternoon on the trip from Montreal to Toronto.

The schooner Two Brothers has arrived at Swift's wharf with a cargo of soft coal from Charlotte, N.Y., that will be brought from that port this season. Great difficulty was experienced in obtaining the cargo, as the dealers at Charlotte have decided to give out no more until the mines re-open, and they sold the schooner's cargo only when it was explained that the coal is to be used as fuel for steamers.

Welland Canal Report.

Port Dalhousie, Aug. 30th - Down: steamer W.J. Averell, Chicago to Ogdensburg, general cargo; steamer Bothnia, Toledo to Kingston, timber; steamer Saturn, Toledo to Kingston, timber; steamer Lake Michigan, Fort William to Montreal, general cargo; steamer Persia, St. Catharines to Montreal, general cargo; steamer Rosemount, Fort William to Kingston, wheat; barge Winnipeg, Fort William to Kingston, wheat; barge Melrose, Fort William to Kingston, wheat.

Port Colborne, Aug. 30th - Down: steamer A.L. Hopkins, Toledo to Kingston, corn; schooner Dunn, Toledo to Kingston, lumber; steamers G.W. Morley, Chicago to Kingston, corn; Kalkaska, Halloron, Chicago to Prescott, corn; Haskell, Chicago to Ogdensburg, general cargo.


The Elevator Bonus - editorial in favor of voting for bonus to M.T. company.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 31 Aug 1897