The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 29 May 1899

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The tugs Active and Thomson arrived from Montreal with ten light barges.

The tug Thomson cleared this afternoon for Montreal with six barges, grain laden.

Called at Craig & Co.'s wharf: steamer Persia, Montreal; steamer Ocean, Hamilton; steamer Melbourne, Montreal.

The tug Walker has not yet been raised. The wreckers are working steadily at her. Rough weather interferes with the work.

The steamers Iron Cliff, Elfinmere, St. Andrews, Pueblo and McVittie are in the Welland canal en route to Kingston with grain.

The steamer Elfinmere from Chicago, unloaded 50,000 bushels of corn at the M.T. company's elevator today and cleared for upper lake ports.

p.6 Zealand Was Worth $35,000 - Ogdensburg, May 29th - The propeller Zealand, which disappeared after leaving Port Dalhousie in a storm eighteen years ago, and which has just been found by divers of the Donnelly salvage company, was valued at $35,000. The Zealand plied the St. Lawrence and was loaded with pork and iron. The steamer remained intact, and will be raised, the wreckers claiming ownership.

Incidents of the Day - The steamer Erin is now in the government dry dock.

The schooner Laura D. cleared today for Brighton to load grain for Richardson & Sons.

These steamers called at Craig's wharf: Persia, from Montreal; Ocean, from Hamilton; Melbourne, from Montreal.

The double boat service between Hamilton and Montreal will shortly be commenced. The Algerian and the Hamilton will make trips on each alternate days.

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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
Rick Neilson
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 29 May 1899