The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 10 Oct 1898

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The tug Jessie Hall left for Montreal this morning with four grain laden barges.

The tug Thomson and Jessie Hall arrived from Montreal yesterday with eight light barges.

The steamer King Ben arrived from Montreal yesterday with a cargo of general merchandise.

The schooner Rutherford from Toronto with 14,000 bushels of wheat, is at the M.T. company's elevator.

The schooner W.J. Suffel, 10,000 bushels of wheat from Hamilton, unloaded at Richardsons' elevator this morning.

The schooner Singapore arrived at the M.T. company's dock on Saturday from Port Hope, with 10,000 bushels of peas.

The steamer St. Andrew, with 37,000 bushels of wheat from Fort William, discharged at Richardsons' elevator this morning.

The schooner Annie Minnes, from Consecon, unloaded 7,500 bushels of wheat at the M.T. company's elevator Saturday night.

The steamer Iron Duke and consort Iron City arrived from Chicago yesterday with 88,000 bushels of corn for the M.T. company.

The schooner Kate arrived from Wellington yesterday with 6,500 bushels of wheat and discharged at Richardsons' elevator today.

The Iron City, consort of the steamer Iron Duke, after discharging here, proceeds to the Atlantic coast to enter the coal carrying traffic from Newport News to New York.

A pinflat loaded wheat and peas at Richardsons' elevator today to complete the schooner Queen of the Lakes' cargo for New Glasgow, N.S. The schooner awaits the arrival of the barge at Montreal.

Oswego Times: The schooner Fabiola is in from Kingston light. Her captain, Daniel Bates, says that night before last he experienced the roughest weather of the season. The wind blew a gale from the north for four hours.

p.6 The Water Still Lowering - Capt. T. Donnelly was in Ogdensburg yesterday on matters in connection with the piloting of the Atlantic fleet down the rapids. He anticipates considerable trouble in taking the remaining boats down, owing to the continuous decrease in the depth of the water in the rapids.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 10 Oct 1898