The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 16 Oct 1897

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The schooner Pilot, Picton, is in port with 2,500 bushels of wheat, consigned to Richardson & Sons.

The tug Walker, with three light barges, cleared for Oswego this morning to load coal for the M.T. Co.

The schooner Ballou, Picton, arrived this morning with 3,500 bushels of rye consigned to Richardson & Sons.

The sloop Monitor, Gananoque, this morning discharged 2,000 bushels of peas at Richardson & Sons elevator.

The barge Adele cleared for Montreal last evening with 27,000 bushels of oats, consigned by Richardson & Sons.

The steamer Reindeer, of Deseronto, will be placed on the government dry dock to be rebuilt. Old material will be taken out and new put in.

When the steamer D.D. Calvin went on the Barriefield shore on Sunday last she broke her shoe. She entered the government dry dock yesterday to have the damage repaired.

The schooner S.H. Dunn is at Garden Island with a cargo of timber. This will likely be her last trip for the season and Capt. Dix expects to put the schooner into winter quarters at once.

The steamer North King will make her last trip between Charlotte and Cobourg on October 30th; between Charlotte and Kingston on the same day, and between Kingston and Bay of Quinte ports on October 31st.

M.T. company officials say the press report of the accident to the steamer Bannockburn was exaggerated. It is true her stem struck, but water entered her forepeak only. It is not true that there were nine feet of water in her hold. She had no trouble in righting matters and was locked through the canal yesterday afternoon. She is expected here tonight.

Welland Canal Report.

Port Dalhousie, Oct. 15th - Down: steamer Bannockburn, and barges Dunmore and Selkirk, Fort William to Kingston, wheat; steamer Erin, Fort William to Prescott, wheat; steamer St. Lawrence, Duluth to Prescott, wheat.

Port Colborne, Oct. 14th - Down: steamer George Spencer and consort, Duluth to Kingston, wheat.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 16 Oct 1897