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

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The schooner Eliza White cleared last night for Charlotte.

The steambarge Alberta, from Oswego, is unloading coal at Crawford's.

The M.T. company have not yet decided what will be done with the tug Walker.

The steamer Ocean called at Craig's wharf this morning on its way to Montreal.

The steamer Corsican passed down this morning, and the steamer Spartan arrived up this afternoon.

The S.S. Rosemount and consorts, from Fort William, are expected at the M.T. company's elevator tonight.

The steamer Columbian left for Niagara this morning to bring back the Prescott and Cornwall troops from camp.

The steambarge Runnels, from the coast, arrived at Craig's wharf yesterday to take on coal, and left for Chicago.

These schooners cleared for Oswego to load coal: Acacia, Kate, Fabiola, Falconer and Two Brothers.

The steambarge Richard loaded 20,000 bushels of wheat at Richardsons' elevator this morning for Montreal.

Welland Canal Report.

Port Colborne, June 28th - Down: steamers Rosemount and barges, Fort William to Kingston, corn; Saturn and barge, Marquette to Collins Bay, timber.

Port Dalhousie, June 28th - Down: steamer Clinton, Ashland to Kingston, timber; barge Lisgar, Ashland to Kingston, timber; barge Grimsby, Ashland to Kingston, timber; steamer Rosemount, Superior to Kingston, corn; barge Selkirk, Duluth to Kingston, corn.


Now It is A Tug Trust.

Cleveland, June 29th - The Great Lakes Towing company has been organized here with a capital stock of $5,000,000. This company will be in the nature of a trust and will embrace all towing companies between Buffalo and Duluth. The headquarters of the company will be in this city, and it is probable that W.A. Collier, of Cleveland, will be the president. The financial matters have been left in the hands of five trustees, whose names are not made public. All the stock has been subscribed and all the properties appraised.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 29 Jun 1899