The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 1 Sep 1897

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p.1 Westport, Aug. 31st - ...The steam tug Quebec arrived here last week with 1,000 ties for the B. & W. R.R.



The sloop Echo, Big Bay, is in port with 3,500 bushels of barley consigned to Richardson & Sons.

The steamer Morley, Chicago, is at the M.T. company's anchorage with 40,000 bushels of corn.

The tug Walker is in the government dry dock receiving some slight though necessary repairs.

The schooner Moravia, Chicago, is in port with 63,000 bushels of corn, consigned to the M.T. Co.

The steamer Norwalk, Chicago, arrived this morning with 60,000 bushels of corn, which is being discharged at the M.T. Co.'s elevators.

The rate on corn from Chicago to Kingston has advanced to three cents a bushel. At that price the steamers Wilhelm, Galatea and Nirvana have been chartered.

The steamer Rosemount arrived from Fort William this morning with 63,769 bushels of wheat, consigned to the M.T. company. Her consorts, Winnipeg and Melrose, had 51,218 and 54,000 bushels respectively.

Welland Canal Report.

Port Colborne, Aug. 31st - Down: steamer C.A. Street and consort, Chicago to Prescott, corn; W.B. Morley, John Rugee, Chicago to Kingston, corn; McVittie, Chicago to Ogdensburg, general cargo.

The schooner Annie Minnes sailed back to port on account of south-west wind freshening up. She has been waiting three or four days for favorable wind to start for Pelee Island.

Port Dalhousie, Aug. 31st - Down: steamer Santa Maria, Chicago to Prescott, corn; steamer G.W. Morley, Chicago to Kingston, corn; barge Moravia, Chicago to Kingston, corn; steamer A.N. Hopkins, Toledo to Kingston, corn; schooner S.H. Dunn, Toledo to Kingston, timber; steamer W.A. Haskell, Chicago to Ogdensburg, general cargo; steamer C.A. Street, Chicago to Prescott, wheat; steamer Kalakasa, Chicago to Prescott, corn; barge Hattoran, Chicago to Prescott, corn; barge J. Godfrey, Chicago to Prescott, corn.

p.4 Board of Trade Meeting - no action to be taken as a board re. M.T. Co. bonus.

p.6 Snips - The M.T. Co.'s tug Walker was put in the government dry dock for slight repairs yesterday.

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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 1 Sep 1897