The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 20 Sep 1899

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The schooner Acacia cleared yesterday for Oswego.

The sloop Uno cleared this morning for Clayton with lumber.

The tugs Thomson and Active arrived this morning from Prescott light.

The tug Thomson cleared this morning for Oswego with two barges to load coal.

The steamer Jessie Bain went down the river yesterday to run in conjunction with the steamer Islander.

The steamer Orion from Fort William discharged 40,000 bushels of wheat at Richardsons' elevator today.

The steamer America is lying at present at Rathbun's wharf. On September 28th she carries an excursion from Cape Vincent to Picton.

The steamer St. Lawrence arrived at Folger's wharf last night having completed the season's work. She will go into winter quarters at once.

The steamer India and consort Augustus, Two Harbors, iron ore laden, passed through the Welland canal this morning and will arrive at Deseronto tonight.

The steamer Glengarry will be delayed two or three days while repairs are being made to her crank pin. The Glengarry's consort, Minnedosa, was taken in tow by the S.S. Bannockburn, bound for Fort William.

Folgers have paid $1,600 in duties to the United States government on repairs, etc., made to the White Squadron since July 24th, 1897, to the opening of the present season.

p.6 Incidents of the Day - The steamer Cambria is tied up at Toronto and will await the decision of the maritime court. The captain and a number of the crew are adopting means to secure their wages.

The steamer St. Lawrence arrived from Clayton last night and went into winter quarters. The steamer Jessie Bain will continue her trips until Monday next.

Aground At Port Colborne - A telegram from Capt. Malone, of the steamer India, this afternoon announced the grounding of the steamer at Port Colborne owing to the lowering of the water by the prevailing north-east wind.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 20 Sep 1899