The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 9 Oct 1899

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The schooner Glad Tidings arrived from Clayton, light, to load lumber at Rathbuns'.

The schooner Acacia arrived from Sodus this morning with coal for Crawford & Co.

The tug Nellie Reid and two grain-laden barges cleared from Richardsons' elevator today for Montreal.

Vessels are continually getting aground at Port Colborne. The low water is caused by strong easterly winds.

Steamer arrivals at Craig's wharf on Sunday: Persia, from Trenton; Ocean, from Montreal; Lake Michigan, from Hamilton; Melbourne, from Toledo.

Arrivals at Richardsons' elevator: schooner Mary Ann Lydon, from Toronto, with 12,000 bushels of wheat; schooner Kate, from Consecon, with 6,000 bushels of peas; schooner Two Brothers and sloops Granger and Idlewild, from bay ports, with cargoes of peas and oats.

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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
Rick Neilson
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 9 Oct 1899