The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 3 Aug 1899

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The S.S. Rosedale cleared this morning for Cleveland.

The S.S. James cleared this morning for Ogdensburg.

The M.T. company's barge Alberta is receiving repairs at Davis' dry dock.

The tug Nellie Reid and barge Laura cleared from Richardsons' elevator today with 20,000 bushels of grain.

The steambarge Richards cleared from Richardsons' elevator for Montreal with 16,000 bushels of wheat and barley.

The tug Active arrived this morning with four light barges from Montreal and cleared for Oswego with two light barges to load coal.

The S.S. Rosemount and consorts Melrose and Selkirk, from Duluth, arrived at the M.T. company's elevator today with 175,000 bushels of wheat.

The steamer Empire State today carried an immense crowd to Ogdensburg.

The schooner-yacht Wavecrest, of Rochester, has been in Davis' dry dock for the past two days receiving a covering of paint. This morning she left for Round Island, and will go from there to Toronto. A party of Toronto sportsmen is aboard for a pleasure jaunt.

p.3 The Canoe Camp Chit-Chat - American Canoe Association at Hay Island.

Goderich Vessel Arrivals - Aug. 1st - The steam yacht Truant came into port on Saturday afternoon and steamed out early on Sunday. On Monday the George Sturgess, of Chicago, cleared after unloading a cargo of 22,200 bushels of corn, at Mooers' elevator. On Monday evening the James G. Blaine, Chicago, lay at Mooers' elevator with a cargo of 38,700 bushels of corn, partly unloaded. The St. Andrew, Fort William, came in on Saturday with usual cargo of wheat for Richardson & Sons, and cleared after 12 p.m. same day.

p.4 Commerce On Lakes Grows Marvellously - Sault Ste. Marie, Mich., Aug. 3rd - freight tonnage in June hits record of more than 3 1/2 million tons.

p.6 Break In the Canal - steamer Corsican delayed at Beauharnois.

Incidents of the Day - The steamer Islander received some caulking at the government dry dock today. She will be ready for service again this evening.

The propeller Ocean called at Craig's wharf this morning on her trip to Montreal.

The steamer Spartan passed down this morning from Toronto.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 3 Aug 1899