The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 8 Oct 1897

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p.2 The Concession Granted - meeting of board of works - ....Capt. Gaskin asked the committee to pass a resolution giving the M.T. Co. power to apply for permission to build an extension to the Donoghue wharf, and to carry the harbor line out to a point off the M.T. company's long dock. The resolution was carried.


The sloop Madcap, Wolfe Island, is in port with 1,800 bushels of oats for Richardson & Sons.

The sloop Monitor, Bay of Quinte ports, arrived this morning with 1,900 bushels of peas for Richardson & Sons.

The sloop Echo, Picton, arrived in port yesterday with 2,500 bushels of peas and wheat consigned to Richardson & Sons.

The steamer Glengarry and consort Minnedosa cleared this morning, light, for Fort William to load wheat for the M.T. company.

The barge Fannie yesterday loaded 12,000 bushels of barley and 8,000 bushels of peas at Richardson & Sons' elevator and cleared for Montreal.

The marine insurance underwriters holding the risk on the grain which formed the cargo of the schooner Minnedosa on her recent trip, have ordered the damaged grain, about 1,300 bushels, to be sent down to Montreal.

Welland Canal Report.

Port Colborne, Oct. 7th - Down: steamer Melbourne, Toledo to Montreal, general cargo.

Port Dalhousie, Oct. 7th - The water has been coming in the level since yesterday noon, but it will probably take until tomorrow night before it will reach its proper level. Locking may be expected to resume some time Saturday morning. There are some sixteen boats waiting at this end to lock up and as many more bound down.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 8 Oct 1897