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

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The schooner Cornelia cleared for Oswego on Saturday.

The schooner Acacia left for Toledo on Saturday to load coal.

The steamer Columbian left here for Montreal this morning.

The schooner Eliza White reached Crawford's wharf today with coal from Charlotte.

The schooner Two Brothers from Oswego is unloading coal at Crawford's wharf.

Two barges were loaded with oats at Richardsons' elevator this morning for Montreal.

The tug Maggie May and barge arrived at Richardsons' elevator today with grain from bay ports.

The sloops Madcap and Minnie from bay ports unloaded oats at Richardsons' elevator this morning.

The tug Active arrived in port yesterday with four barges from Montreal, and cleared today with four grain-laden barges.

The steamer Bothnia from Duluth discharged 40,000 bushels of wheat at the M.T. company's elevator this morning.

The steamer Glengarry and Minnedosa from Duluth discharged 90,000 bushels of wheat today; and cleared again for Duluth.

The steamer Corsican makes one more round trip from Montreal to Toronto and will then enter the dry dock for light repairs.

The steamer James Swift cleared this morning for Ottawa having aboard a large number of passengers and a heavy freight bill.

The R. & O. navigation company's steamers Caspian, Montreal to Toronto, and Corsican, Toronto to Montreal, touched at Swift's wharf yesterday.

The steamer Saturn arrived from Duluth yesterday morning with 30,000 bushels of wheat, and after discharging at the M.T. company's elevator will go into winter quarters.

The schooner Fleetwing, coal laden from Oswego to this port, for James Swift & Co., passed through the gale which swept across Lake Ontario Friday night. The staunch schooner withstood the buffeting of the billows very well, running back to Oswego for shelter. Before reaching that port, however, her foresail was carried away and jibboom broken. Other portions of her sails and rigging also suffered slight damage.

p.6 Late Afternoon Events - The United States revenue cutter Algonquin, which came down the St. Lawrence in sections, will leave Montreal on Thursday for Philadelphia.

The schooner Annie Minnes with 8,000 bushels of wheat from Consecon was discharged at Mooers' elevator this morning.

The sloop Rover arrived from Trenton on Saturday, light.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 12 Sep 1898