The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 13 Jul 1898

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Two of the M.T. company's lake barges are laid up.

Two pin flats loaded grain at Richardsons' elevator today for Montreal.

Arrivals - Tug Hall, Montreal, six light barges; schooner Annie Falconer, Oswego, coal; schooner Echo, Deseronto, bunchwood.

Clearances - Schooner Acacia, Oswego, light; S.S. Rosemount, Fort William, light; steamer Topeka, Oswego, to load coal; tug Jessie Hall, Montreal, four grain laden barges; tug Edmund and barge Columbia, Bedford Mills, light; steamer King Ben, Montreal, barley; steamer St. Andrew, Fort William, light; sloop Minnie, Cape Vincent, shingles.

Welland Canal Report.

Port Colborne, July 12th - Down: Steamer George Smith, Chicago to Ogdensburg, general cargo; schooner S.H. Dunn, Toledo to Kingston, timber.

Port Dalhousie, July 12th - Down: Steamer Empire State, Toledo to Ogdensburg, general cargo; steamer W.A. Haskell, Chicago to Ogdensburg, general cargo; steamer Governor Smith, Chicago to Ogdensburg, general cargo; steamer Nipigon, Chassell to Ogdensburg, lumber.

p.4 The steamer Corsican passed down this morning, touching at Swift & Co.'s wharf. The steamer Columbian, from Montreal, arrived up this afternoon.

The schooners Fabiola and Fleetwing, Charlotte, arrived last evening with coal for James Swift & Co.

The schooner Kate, Oswego, is in port with coal for James Sowards.

p.6 Capt. Craig Made An Officer - At a full meeting of the board of the Richelieu & Ontario Navigation Company this morning it was decided to build a sister steamer to the Toronto, to be ready for next year for the Toronto route. The Bertrams, Toronto, were given the contract.

Capt. Craig, Kingston, formerly in the employ of the company, was appointed to succeed Capt. Macdonald in command of the steamer Caspian.

To Release The Barge - Yesterday afternoon the Donnelly salvage and wrecking company received word from the Standard Oil company, New York, to proceed at once to Hog Island, in the Cedar rapids, and release the steel tank barge, owned by the Standard Oil company, and ashore on Hog Island. A wrecking outfit went down last night in charge of John Donnelly, jr.

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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 13 Jul 1898