The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 30 Jun 1898

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The sloop Winnie loaded a quantity of coal at Crawford's wharf today for the four mile lighthouse.

Clearances - Tug Walker, Montreal, four light barges; steamer Samoa, Welland canal, light; schooner Acacia, Oswego, light.

Arrivals - Steamer Algonquin, Chicago, 70,000 bushels of corn; schooner Annie Falconer, Oswego, coal; tug Maggie May and barge, Rideau canal ports, grain and feld spar; schooner Two Brothers, Charlotte, coal.

Welland Canal Report.

Port Colborne, June 29th - Down: Steamer D.R. VanAllen and barges, Midland to Oswego, lumber; Viecon (Viscon?), Buffalo to Cape Vincent, light.

Port Dalhousie, June 29th - Down: Steamer Algonquin, Chicago to Kingston, corn; schooner St. Louis, Portage Entry to Toronto, stone; steamer VanAllen, Midland to Oswego, lumber; schooner Smith, Midland to Oswego, lumber.

Steamyacht Dortha Ashore - owned by Mr. Comstock of Brockville, ashore at Brother Islands; pulled off by steamer America.

p.6 Off To The Rescue - The tug Merrick left Sault Ste. Marie on Tuesday with an expert diver to assist in raising the Tecumseh, sunk at Marquette. Divers began work at her on Tuesday, and when raised she will be taken to Duluth for repairs.

General Paragraphs - The schooner Minnedosa, consort of the steamer Glengarry, on her way down this last trip shipped considerable water, damaging a portion of her cargo of wheat.

The passenger steamer Vision left Buffalo on Tuesday for Cape Vincent to enter upon a St. Lawrence river route.

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Rick Neilson
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 30 Jun 1898