The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 13 Oct 1897

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The sloop Madcap, Wolfe Island, is at Richardson & Sons' elevator with 1,500 bushels of peas.

The steamer Rosemount and consorts cleared last night for Fort William to load wheat for this port.

The sloop Laura D., Wellington, is in port with 2,500 bushels of peas, consigned to Richardson & Sons.

The schooner Two Brothers, Wolfe Island, is discharging 7,000 bushels of peas at Richardson & Sons' elevator.

The schooner H.M. Ballou, Bay of Quinte ports, is at Richardson & Sons' elevator with 3,500 bushels of wheat.

The schooner Annie Minnes, Wellington, this morning discharged 9,000 bushels of peas and wheat at Richardson & Sons' elevator and cleared again for Wellington to re-load.

The pin-flats St. Louis loaded 6,000 bushels of wheat and 4,000 bushels of peas, and the Claire took aboard 10,000 bushels of peas at Richardson & Sons' elevator today and cleared for Montreal.

Welland Canal Report.

Port Dalhousie, Oct. 12th - Down: steamer Superior, Lorain to Ogdensburg, railroad iron; steamer Prince, Chicago to Ogdensburg, general cargo; steamer Arabian, Duluth to Prescott, wheat; steamer Langdon, Chicago to Ogdensburg, general cargo.

Port Colborne, Oct. 12th - Down: steamer Pueblo, Chicago to Ogdensburg, corn; steamer Averell, Ogdensburg, general cargo. A gale has been blowing, but is moderating some tonight. The wind bound fleet will probably get away before morning.

p.6 General Paragraphs - The R. & O. navigation company will likely have constructed two palace boats of 271 feet in length, at a cost of $250,000, to run between Toronto and Prescott.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 13 Oct 1897