The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 25 Apr 1899

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p.1 Pushed Through The Ice - Port Colborne, April 25th - The steamers Bannockburn and tow and Rosemount and tow arrived up the canal from Kingston this morning and passed out of the harbor and are now out of sight. They got through the ice slowly.



The schooner Queen of the Lakes arrived at the Welland canal yesterday.

The tug Fearless and barge arrived from Rudd's quarry last evening with a cargo of sand.

The steamer Ralph and consorts are in the Welland canal with corn from Chicago for Kingston.

The tug Thomson left with three barges for Oswego and Big Sodus last evening to load coal.

The three lake tows of the M.T. company were the first boats to pass through the Welland canal.

The schooner Annie Falconer, from Charlotte, arrived this morning with coal for W.G. Craig & Co.

The crew of the steamer Arabian arrived in the city last night. It is expected the steamer will get away tonight for Detroit. Capt. Patenaude will again be in command.


Incidents of the Day.

The schooner Fleetwing, coal laden from Oswego, is at Swift & Co.'s wharf.

The schooner Acacia cleared this morning for Deseronto to load lumber for Oswego.

The schooner Oliver Mowat, grain laden from Toronto, is at the M.T. company's elevator moorings.

The schooner Picton has been sold to Capt. Sidley, Belleville, for $1000. Capt. Sidley will sail the Picton himself, and will trade from Bay ports to Oswego.

This Porker Was a High Jumper - kept escaping from pen on deck of steamer Hero.

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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
Rick Neilson
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 25 Apr 1899