The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 30 Sep 1899

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The tug Hall cleared for Montreal today with three grain-laden barges.

The steamers America and Jessie Bain went into winter quarters at the Rathbun company's wharf today.

The schooner Keewatin, from Hamilton, discharged 13,000 bushels of wheat at the M.T. company's elevator last night.

The steamer Brockville, which has been receiving repairs in Davis' dry dock for the past few days, left this morning for Brockville.

The steamers Melbourne and Alexandria, from Montreal, called at Craig's wharf last night. The former was detained for a day on account of the rough weather.

The steamer Algerian, which left here on Tuesday for Hamilton, was windbound at Brighton for over a day on the up trip, and will not reach here until tonight.

Arrivals today at Richardsons' elevator: schooners Ballou, Echo and Two Brothers, from bay ports, with cargoes of wheat; schooner Maggie L., from Wolfe Island, with a cargo of oats.

The S.S. Rosemount and consorts Selkirk and Melrose, from Duluth, with 180,000 bushels of wheat, arrived this morning at the M.T. company's elevator. They will clear this evening.

The steamer Toronto makes her last trip from Toronto tomorrow. She will arrive up from Prescott in the afternoon, and is expected to remain here until it is decided where she will go into winter quarters.

So far this year fifty-nine vessels have been repaired in Davis' dry-dock, and before the season is completed this number will be raised to seventy. The largest number of vessels in this dock in any other year was sixty-three.

p.8 Hold The Insurance Risk - The British-American insurance company, of which Capt. Donnelly is inspector, hold the insurance risk on the cargo of coal in the stranded schooner W.Y. Emery. Inspector Donnelly has not taken any action as yet towards the rescue of the cargo or schooner, both of which it is expected will be a total loss.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
Rick Neilson
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 30 Sep 1899