The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 11 Jul 1899

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The tug Active arrived today with seven barges from Montreal.

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

The schooner Katie Eccles, Trenton, is at Booth & Co.'s wharf with bunchwood.

The steamer D.D. Calvin and consorts, Ashland, Wis., are in the Welland canal laden with iron ore for Deseronto.

The Calvin company will tomorrow raise steam in the new steamer India, which will be given a trial run around the harbor either tomorrow or the day following.

The S.S. Bannockburn and consorts Winnipeg and Dunmore arrived at noon from Fort William with 174,000 bushels of grain consigned to the M.T. company.

At ten o'clock this morning R. Davis, sr., left for Toronto with the steamyacht Watiti (sic - Wapiti ?), built for Mr. Barbour. The craft is one of the prettiest ever turned out by the Messrs. Davis.

Last week's business at the Prescott elevator was: steamers Langdon, Myles, Prince and McVittie. The McVittie is now taking on twenty-five carloads of sardines for Chicago, brought here by C.P.R. from the Atlantic coast.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 11 Jul 1899