The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 16 Aug 1899

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The schooner Freeman cleared today for Oswego to load coal for Crawford & Co.

The barge Adele was loaded with oats at Richardson & Sons' elevator today and cleared for Montreal.

The schooner Annie Falconer cleared last night for Oswego to load coal for the K. & P. railway company.

The steamer John Milne, coal laden from Oswego to Smith's Falls for Foster & Co., passed up the Rideau last evening.

The tug Edmond and barges, laden with cordwood from Rideau river points for Crawford & Co., arrived in port this morning.

The Donnelly salvage and wrecking company is now engaged in raising the steamer Lloyd S. Porter, sunk in the river opposite St. Croix village.

The tug Thomson, with two coal-laden barges from Oswego, arrived this morning at the M.T. company's wharf. She cleared again for Montreal with six grain-laden barges.


Goderich Marine Notes.

Goderich, Aug. 14th - On Saturday the steamer St. Andrew was anchored at the wharf, opposite Richardson & Sons' elevator (Ogilvie's mill), and the barge Kalkaska, Chicago, and consort lay side by side at Mooers' elevator. The St. Andrew cleared on Saturday for Cleveland for coal for Fort William, and the Kalkaska and consort cleared on Monday for Chicago. The Kalkaska's cargo was 33,500 bushels of corn, and per consort's, Robert L. Fryer, 42,000 bushels oats. On Sunday the Madeline T. Downing, Chicago, with a cargo of 19,000 bushels of corn, moored at Mooers' elevator, and immediately after Capt. Frier was stricken with apoplexy. Up to Monday evening the captain was in a state of coma. He had had an attack of the same nature before....

p.6 Incidents of the Day - The steamer Argyle will not resume her regular run until Friday, when she will leave Charlotte for Trenton.

The steamer Lake Michigan, from Montreal bound westward, touched at Craig & Co.'s wharf this afternoon.

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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 16 Aug 1899