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

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The schooner Acacia from Oswego is at Crawford's with coal.

The S.S. Rosemount and consorts from Fort William are expected here this evening.

The schooner Madcap discharged a cargo of sand from Rudd's quarry at Folger's dock this morning.

Yesterday the steamer Bothnia and barges for Frankfort, Mich., and the steamer Glengarry and barges for Fort William passed Port Colborne.

The tug Maggie May and barge Dandy left today for Rideau canal ports with a general cargo, proceeding then to Ottawa to load lumber for Seeley's Bay.

Arrivals at Richardsons' elevator: schooner Katie Eccles, Maggie L. and Minnie with cargoes from bay ports. The steamer Samoa of Chicago after discharging 51,000 bushels of corn, cleared on Tuesday night for Buffalo.

Arrivals at the M.T. company's elevator: propeller Vail and consort Baltic from Chicago with 100,000 bushels of corn; steamer Omaha from Chicago, with 56,000 bushels of corn; tugs Active and Thomson from Montreal, with five light barges.

Departures: steamers Massachusetts, Omaha, Merrimac and Bermuda, for upper lake ports; tugs Thomson and Active for Montreal, with six barges, grain laden.

Welland Canal Report.

Port Colborne, May 24th - Down: steamer Erin and barge, Fort Willaim to Kingston, wheat; steamer D.D. Calvin, Two Harbors to Deseronto, ore; barges Ceylon, Toledo to Kingston, timber; Augustus, Ashland to Kingston, timber; steamer Badger State, Toledo to Kingston, corn.

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