The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 12 Oct 1900

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p.1 TRANSPORTATION LINE - Carnegie company has chartered English steamships Theano, Monkshaven, Leafield and Paliki to carry steel from Pittsburg mills from Lake Erie to England.



The tug Thomson arrived from Charlotte with two coal laden barges.

The schooner S.H. Dunn arrived at Garden Island with timber from Oswego.

At Craig's wharf: Steamer Lake Michigan, from Toronto; Steamer Alexandria, from Montreal tonight.

At Richardsons' elevator: Schooner Falconer, from Ottawa (sic); schooners Helen, Two Brothers, Kate and barge Dandy, from bay ports.

At Swift's wharf: Steamers Algerian, from Toronto; James Swift, from Ottawa, arrived and cleared again; Hamilton from Montreal tonight; schooner Fabiola from Charlotte with coal.

p.5 Damaged Wheat Sold - Capt. Donnelly has returned to the city after superintending the pumping out of the steamer Tampa, which struck a shoal just outside of Midland harbor, on its way from Chicago to Midland, with 101,000 bushels of wheat. The steamer was taken to Milwaukee for repairs. Of the cargo, 13,500 bushels were damaged, and this wheat was sold to L.H. Clarke & Co., Kingston. It arrived by C.P.R. this afternoon.

p.6 The steamer Parthia and consort Augustus arrive at Garden Island tonight from Quebec, light.

The Calvin company is laying the keel blocks for its new tug, which will be commenced at once.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 12 Oct 1900