The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 18 Sep 1897

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The tug Bronson arrived from Montreal last evening with six light barges.

The sloop Madcap, Adolphustown, with 1,200 bushels of peas consigned to Richardson & Sons, arrived in port this morning.

This morning the steamer Rosemount, with consorts Melrose and Winnipeg, cleared for Duluth to load wheat for the M.T. Co.

Capt. Gaskin left last night for Montreal to consult with the officials of the M.T. Co. as to the early erection of the proposed grain elevator.

The steamer Servia and consort Ewen, Duluth, arrived in port yesterday afternoon with 104,000 bushels of wheat consigned to the M.T. Co.

Welland Canal Reports.

Port Dalhousie, Sept. 17th - Down: steamer Cormorant, Munising to Ogdensburg, lumber; barge A.B. Morris, Munising to Ogdensburg, lumber; steamer J.S. Parsons, Buffalo to Cape Vincent, wheat; steamer A. McVittie, Chicago to Ogdensburg, general cargo.

Port Colborne, Sept. 17th - Down: two scows, Toledo to Boston; steamer McVittie, Chicago to Ogdensburg, general cargo; David W. Rust, Toledo to Ogdensburg, coal; schooner Ispheming ?, Toledo to Oswego, corn; Newaygo and consort, Duluth to Prescott, wheat; George Spence and consort, Duluth to Kingston, wheat.

p.6 The Community Thanks - Talking of the laying up an outfitting of boats in Kingston harbor, the Folger line deserves the thanks of the community. This year there will be quartered here the America, Empire State, Islander, Pierrepont, Island Wanderer, St. Lawrence, Princess Louise, Jessie Bain and other craft.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 18 Sep 1897