The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 18 Jun 1898

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The elevator Ceres was released from Davis' dry dock last night.

There are seven boats waiting at the M.T. company's docks to be unloaded.

The schooner Fleetwing, Oswego, arrived last night with a cargo of coal consigned to James Swift & Co.

Departures - Steamer Algonquin, Oswego, light; steamer Erin and consort Danforth, canal, light; steamer Denver, canal, light.

An order for a new wheel for the recently launched steamer Brockville, plying between Brockville and Union Park, will be placed, says the Brockville Recorder, "with Carroll, of Kingston, who has gained an enviable reputation in that line."

While coming down the harbor during the night the steamer Iron Chief, with her consort Iron Cliff, got out of line with the range lights, and went aground opposite the ferry wharf. They were released today.

On Monday night during a heavy gale and fog the schooner Picton, Capt. Rooney, trying to make Cobourg harbor, went ashore about five miles east of that point. The schooner White is working at her trying to save her cargo. She was loaded with coal.

Arrivals: Sloop Monitor, bay ports, grain; tug Bronson, Montreal, seven light barges; schooner Acacia, Oswego, coal; schooner Fabiola, Oswego, coal; steamer Corsican, Toronto; steamer Spartan, Montreal; steamer Iron Chief and consort Iron Cliff, Chicago, 100,000 bushels corn.

Welland Canal Report.

Port Dalhousie, June 17th - Down: Steamer Iron Duke, Chicago to Kingston, corn; barge Iron City, Chicago to Kingston, corn; steamer Pueblo, Chicago to Kingston, wheat; barge Plymouth, Duluth to Oswego, lumber; steamer Arizona, Duluth to Oswego, lumber; steamer Tecumseh and barge Marengo, Toledo to Collins Bay, timber.

Port Colborne, June 17th - Down: steamer Cuba, Toledo to Montreal, general cargo; Niagara, Ashland to Kingston, timber.

Incidents of the Day - The Goderich elevator and transit company has been incorporated at Ottawa, the Messrs. Mooers, Kingston, being leading shareholders. Messrs. Clarke, Garrow and others, of Goderich, have taken stock.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 18 Jun 1898