The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 6 Jul 1898

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The schooner Acacia cleared for Oswego today.

The schooner Two Brothers, from Oswego, was expected in port this afternoon.

The schooner Fleetwing is finishing the discharge of her coal cargo at the cotton mill wharf.

The schooner Fabiola, Oswego, arrived today with a cargo of coal for James Swift & Co.

The steamer Persia, St. Catharines, touched at Craig & Co.'s wharf this morning on her down trip.

The steamer Arundell, Charlotte, touched at Swift's wharf this afternoon on her trip down the river.

The steamer John Rugee left for Charlotte yesterday to load coal, after which she will proceed to Ogdensburg to lay up.

The tug Bronson arrived up from Montreal this morning with five light barges and returned again with a tow grain laden.

The steamer Corsican, from Montreal to Hamilton, and the steamer Algerian, Hamilton to Montreal, touched at Swift's wharf today.

The tug International will not be released from Davis' dry dock before August 10th. The steamer is undergoing extensive repairs in consequence of her burning last year.

Welland Canal Report.

Port Dalhousie, July 5th - Down: Steamer Miami, Cheboygan to Ogdensburg, cement; barge Marengo, Toledo to Collins Bay, timber; barge Case, Toledo to Collins Bay, timber; schooner Emerald, Toledo to Kingston, timber; steamer Persia, St. Catharines to Montreal, general cargo; steamer D.D. Calvin and barges Ceylon and Augustus, Spanish River to Kingston, timber.

Port Colborne, July 5th - Down: Steamer Parsons, Huron to Ogdensburg, coal; D.D. Calvin and barges, Elk Rapids to Kingston, timber.

Personal Mention - G. Howard, manager of the Prescott transfer company, and F. Moran, Ogdensburg, the company's consulting engineer, are in the city overlooking the repairs to the tug International.

Incidents of the Day - Several of the M.T. company's shovellers on strike have returned to work, and the places of the others have been taken by new men. The work at the elevator is going as usual, and Capt. Gaskin says that the strikers may have to plead if they want to go back to work.

The New York's Arrival - The American liner New York celebrated the fourth by making the inaugural run of season over the Clayton-Montreal route. On her arrival at the foot of the canal, she was greeted by a large and expectant crowd, which was unstinted in its praise of the many beauties of the stranger, which for the first time entered Montreal harbor.

p.6 Taken Off The Service - The Montreal transportation company's lake barge Winnipeg arrived from Montreal this morning and will be laid aside for the present. The lake traffic being so light the company does not require her, and she does not answer the river service as well as the smaller red barges.

General Paragraphs - The steamer Bothnia, of the Calvin fleet, was in the government dry-dock yesterday, having her hull overhauled.

The steamer Armenia, of the Calvin fleet, will enter the dry dock tomorrow to be caulked.

The M.T. company's barge Eagle occupied the government dry-dock today.

The steamer Cambria is undergoing a thorough scrubbing, the work being superintended by C. Green.

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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 6 Jul 1898