The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 22 Sep 1898

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The S.S. Rosemount and consorts cleared for Duluth last night.

The steamer Nicaragua, Duluth to Kingston with wheat, is in the Welland canal.

The tugs Walker, Hall, Bronson and Thomson left here for Montreal yesterday with fourteen grain-laden barges.

The schooner Acacia, bound for Charlotte, had to run back under the lee of Four Mile Point for shelter last night.

The steamer Spartan had a rough voyage down the lake last night, and did not reach here until nearly five o'clock this morning.

The steamer Kathadin arrived from Chicago last night with 70,000 bushels of wheat for the M.T. company. She cleared for Oswego this afternoon to load coal.

The steamer Spartan, Toronto, touched at Swift & Co.'s wharf this morning bound for Prescott where she connects with the Bohemian and returns to this port, bound up the lake.

The schooner Kate from Wellington with 6,000 bushels of peas, and the sloop Minnie with 1,800 bushels of oats, from the islands, discharged at Richardsons' elevator this morning.

The steamer James Swift from Ottawa, when making for Swift's wharf last evening ran aground on the Martello tower shoal in front of the Mutual wharf. She was pulled off without difficulty and without damage.

The schooners Fabiola and Fleetwing, Oswego, coal laden, arrived last night with cargoes consigned to James Swift & Co. They got in just in time to escape the heavy blow from the south-west which swept the lake today.

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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 22 Sep 1898