The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 11 Nov 1899

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p.2 To Loan the Fire Engine - A special meeting of the fire and light committee was held to consider the application of W.J. Gates, for the use of the Merryweather fire engine for the purpose of pumping out the old steamer City of Kingston, sunk in Anglin's Bay, at the foot of Bay street.....The barge must be removed from the slip by some means or other....It was urgent that the slip be cleared of the old boat. The city had tried to fix ownership but had been unable to do so.



The tug Maggie May and sloop Dandy arrived from Washburn, light.

The tug Active arrived today with four light barges from Montreal.

The schooner Glad Tidings cleared today for Clayton with lumber and shingles.

Arrivals at Richardsons' elevator: schooner Echo and sloop Granger from bay ports with grain.

The steamer India and consorts have gone into the coal trade, carrying black diamonds between Charlotte and Brockville.

The S.S. Bannockburn and consorts Winnipeg and Dunmore from Fort William arrived at the M.T. company's elevator early this morning with 170,000 bushels of wheat. The Bannockburn cleared alone for Fort William this afternoon.

Welland Canal Report.

Port Dalhousie, Nov. 10th - Up: steamer W.L. Frost, Ogdensburg to Chicago, general cargo.

Down: steamer Tecumseh, Marquette to Hamilton, iron ore; steamer Samoa, Chicago to Prescott, corn; steamer Bannockburn, Fort William to Kingston, wheat; barge Drummond, Fort William to Kingston, wheat; steamer Porto Rico, Toledo to New York, light; steamer H.R. James, Chicago to Ogdensburg, general cargo.

Port Colborne, Nov. 10th - Down: steamer James, Chicago to Ogdensburg, general cargo.

Up: schooner Eliza Allen, Welland to Buffalo, light.

Deseronto, Nov. 10th - ....The steambarge Resolute has returned after an absence of the past four or five months, trading on the upper lakes.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 11 Nov 1899