The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 28 Oct 1899

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The tug Thomson arrived this morning with three light barges from Montreal.

Arrivals this morning at Craig's wharf - steamers Persia and Alexandria from Montreal.

The sloop Dandy, from Washburn, discharged a cargo of oats at Richardsons' elevator.

The schooner Rutherford yesterday discharged a cargo of grain at Mooer's elevator and cleared light for Toronto.

The steamer Walter Vail and schooner Baltic, after discharging at Mooers' elevator, cleared yesterday for Buffalo.

The steamer Arabian, from Fort William, arrived at the M.T. company's elevator this morning with 40,000 bushels of wheat. She cleared this afternoon.

The tug Peter Smith, at present in ? is bound for the Atlantic coast for service there. She is of the same type as the tug W.H. Brown which passed down the river two years ago, but is not as large. This is a fine craft, well built and equipped and very powerful.

Goderich Notes - On October 25th all was bustle at the harbor. The Rosedale, a Kingston steamer (Capt. Ewart), lay at the Mooers' elevator dock with a cargo of 80,000 bushels of wheat, and nearer the harbor entrance lay the Myles (Capt. Moore) with 40,000 bushels of wheat, for Richardson & Sons. Barrels of apples were being taken hill for the A. Andrew when she arrives. More loads of pressed hay, too, were being stored for her coming in Lee's warehouse. The John Lee was in from Dresden with a cargo of red brick for the enlarging of the waterworks.

p.8 Wind Wafts - The schooner G. Smith cleared this morning for Clayton with lumber.

The dredge Queen which has been working near Belleville for the past few weeks is again coming to Kingston. It left the bay yesterday.

Says He Has Purchased It - F.W. Hepburn of Picton bought steamer Porter, recently raised by Donnellys.

The Sailor's Rest - closed after five months work; over 800 visits; many books were loaned to vessels, sailor's missionary Mr. Potter is in charge.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 28 Oct 1899