The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 12 Jul 1898

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Welland Canal Report.

Port Colborne, July 11th - Down: Steamer Rosemount, Fort William to Kingston, wheat; steamer Empire State, Cleveland to Oswego, general cargo; steamer Haskell, Chicago to Ogdensburg, general cargo; steamer Nipigon and barge, Chassel to Ogdensburg, lumber.

Port Dalhousie, July 11th - Down: steamer Clinton, barges Lisgar and Grimsby, Marquette to Kingston, timber; steamer Topeka, Chicago to Kingston, corn; steamer Persia, St. Catharines to Montreal, general cargo.

Though Blind He Works - Capt. Andrews, known in Kingston, runs newspaper stand on Yonge street in Toronto despite being blind; had saved many people from drowning.

p.3 District Dashes - Capt. Frank Perew, born at Clayton in 1826, and who became one of the largest vessel owners on the lakes, died in Buffalo last week. He was sick only an hour.

p.6 General Paragraphs - The steamer Rosemount arrived in port this morning from Chicago with grain. She is lying at the dry-dock wharf.

Stranded In The Rapids - A private message received at the Whig office this afternoon conveyed the intelligence that the Standard Oil company's steel tank barge, which passed this port on Thursday last in tow of the tug Rival, had gone ashore at Hog Island in the Cedar rapids, about ten miles below Coteau. She was reported to be hard ashore.

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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 12 Jul 1898