The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 27 Jun 1898

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p.1 The steamer Monteagle cleared for the Welland canal Saturday evening.

The Canal Open - Valleyfield, June 27th - Beauharnois canal re-opened to navigation at three o'clock this morning. Boats and barges have been locked through as fast as possible.



The steamer Nichols and consort Loretta Rooney cleared on Saturday for Dexter, N.Y., with 150 cords of pulp wood.

The steamer Glengarry and schooner Minnedosa reaced the Welland canal at 11:30 p.m. on Saturday night and are now on their way through it.

The steamer Monteagle could not be discharged at the M.T. company's elevator on Saturday last, so was transferred to the Mooers' company elevator, where she received dispatch.

The steamer North King from Charlotte had an increased passenger list on her trip to Alexandria Bay yesterday. Many Kingstonians boarded the steamer here and enjoyed the sail among the islands.

The first general meeting of the shareholders of the Goderich elevator and transit company, for organizing for business will be held at the council chamber, Goderich, on July 2nd. H.F. Mooers is secretary.

The R. & O. steamer Spartan was five hours late in arriving on her up trip on Saturday owing to a delay in transhipping at Coteau. She did not delay here, but cleared for Toronto immediately upon discharging and taking aboard her passengers and freight.

The steamer Brockville arrived in port on Saturday night from Brockville and was hauled out on the marine ways at Portsmouth, where she received a new and larger wheel for the purpose of increasing her speed, afterwards returning to Brockville to resume her regular trips.

Welland Canal Report.

Port Colborne, June 25th - Down: Steamer Seguin, Fort William to Prescott, wheat; steamer Business, Loraine to Ogdensburg, steel rails.

p.3 A Ships' Quick Trip - Gananoque, June 27th - The schooner Annandale made a very quick trip between here and Oswego last week. Leaving here Wednesday at 3 p.m. she made the trip to Oswego, took on 400 tons of coal, and arrived back Friday at 3 p.m., just 48 hours for the round trip.

p.4 Wind Wafts - On Friday Capt. T. Donnelly, steamboat inspector, fell into a hatchway on the steamer Cresco and severely bruised his left hip. He ran a narrow escape of being seriously injured.

The sloop Two Brothers cleared on Saturday for Dexter, N.Y., with forty-five cords of pulp wood.

The schooner Two Brothers left for Oswego today to load coal.

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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 27 Jun 1898