The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 6 Oct 1899

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The schooner Acacia cleared today for Oswego.

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

The sloop Volunteer from Cape Vincent is loading lumber at the spile wharf.

The M.T. company barge Jennie went into Davis' dry dock this morning for repairs.

The tug Nellie Reid and barge cleared today for Montreal with grain from Richardsons' elevator.

The schooner Eliza White, from Picton, discharged 5,500 bushels of rye at the M.T. company elevator this morning.

The S.S. Bannockburn and consorts from Fort William are expected at the M.T. company's elevator tomorrow morning.

The sloops Madcap and Granger from bay ports unloaded cargoes of barley and wheat at Richardsons' elevator this morning.

The tug Thomson arrived last night from Oswego with two barges of coal, and cleared this morning for Charlotte with two light barges.

The steamyacht Nightingale, with C.H. Payne and party, from Boston, aboard, arrived here last night from Hay Bay and proceeded to Clayton, where the party entrained for home.

p.6 Incidents of the Day - The steamer Algerian arrives from Toronto at seven o'clock this evening. This is the Algerian's last trip, and she will proceed down to Sorel to go into winter quarters. The steamer Hamilton arrives from Montreal tonight. The latter will continue her trips until late in the fall.

William Lesslie, of the Collins Bay rafting company, met the tug Petrel at Sydney, C.B., this morning, and will proceed with her to St. John's, Nfld., to commence operations in raising the S.S. Scottish King.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 6 Oct 1899