The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 29 Sep 1898

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The schooner Acacia cleared for Oswego today.

The steamer Chieftain, with two consorts, arrived at Garden Island from Quebec yesterday.

The schooner Two Brothers arrived from Charlotte last evening with coal for Booth & Co.

The str. D.D. Calvin and consorts left Garden Island for Two Harbors today to load timber.

The sloop Dandy, with oats from Gananoque, was unloaded at Richardsons' elevator this morning.

An effort will be made to have one or two of the Richelieu & Ontario navigation company's boats winter at this port.

The steamer Hamilton, Hamilton to Montreal, passed down last night. She will continue running for some weeks yet.

There is a harbor buoy high and dry on Wolfe Island shore east of the village. It is in among the marshes leading to the canal.

The M.T. company's new marine ways have been launched from their place of construction and located in the slip back of the elevator.

Passed Port Colborne downwards: steamer Black Rock, Duluth to Prescott, wheat and flax seed; tug Florence Yates, Buffalo to Charlotte.

The tug Thomson arrived from Montreal last evening with three light barges and cleared for Sodus Point this morning with two barges to load coal.

The schooners Bacon, Watson, Sheldon and Georger, Buffalo, and schooners Massasoit and Crosthwaite, Toledo, have left the upper lakes for the Atlantic coast.

The steamer Hiram Easton, which sank in the Rideau river near Ottawa, arrived in port last night with a load of hardwood. She is unloading at the Grove Inn wharf.

The steamer Spartan, Toronto to Prescott, passed down this morning, touching at Swift & Co.'s wharf. She returned in the afternoon on her last trip. Passing down on Saturday she will go into winter quarters at Sorel.

p.6 Chris On a Jaunt - lunatic inmate of Rockwood hospital ordered supplies for schooner Grantham, had sailmakers overhaul sails, but it is still owned by Capt. Donnelly.

General Paragraphs - The steamer D.D. Calvin and consorts have been chartered to carry iron ore from Lake Superior ports to Deseronto. It is the first time on record that iron ore has been imported to Deseronto.

The steamer Bothnia and consort Valencia have been chartered to carry coal from Charlotte to Cardinal.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 29 Sep 1898