The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 16 Sep 1898

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The steamer Columbian is sailing out of Montreal.

The M.T. company's marine ways are fast approaching completion.

The steamer Cambria is in the dry dock at Port Dalhousie undergoing repairs.

The steamer Hamilton, Montreal to Hamilton, touched at Swift's wharf today.

A tug and two barges, laden with pine deals, left Garden Island last evening for Quebec.

The schooner Kate Eccles was released from the dry dock yesterday after receiving general repairs.

The sloop Madcap, from Hay Bay, discharged 2,000 bushels of oats at Richardsons' elevator today.

The steamer Newaygo arrived from Chicago today with 40,000 bushels of wheat for the M.T. company.

The sloop Minnie, from Howe Island, discharged 1,500 bushels of oats at Richardsons' elevator this morning.

The schooner Eliza White is in Davis' dry dock for repairs, and on coming out will engage in the local grain traffic.

The tug Active arrived from Oswego light last night, and left this morning with three grain laden barges for Montreal.

The steamer St. Lawrence will arrive in port on Monday and go into winter quarters. She carries her last excursion of the season on Sunday.

The steamer Corsican passed down this morning on her last trip of the season. After some necessary repairs at Montreal she will go to Sorel and into winter quarters.

Daily trips between Montreal and Toronto by the R. & O. navigation company's steamers ended yesterday. From this until the end of the season the company's steamers will touch at this port, up and down, every alternate day.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 16 Sep 1898