The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 26 Oct 1901

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p.2 A Cargo of Potatoes - A day or so ago the schooner Annie Falconer brought to the city, from Cobourg, a cargo of potatoes, consigned to Alexander Davis and John Bullis. This was done because of the scarcity of potatoes in this district. They sold on the local market this morning at from 70 cents to 80 cents a bag.



Craig's wharf: steamer Alexandria westward bound, called with passengers and freight.

Swift's wharf: steamer Hamilton, from Montreal to Hamilton, passed up; steamer Arabian coaled on westward trip.

At Richardson & Son's Elevator: schooner Annie Falconer is loading feldspar for Sodus. A barge loaded 11,000 bushels of peas for Montreal.

M.T. company's elevator: steamer Massachusetts, from Duluth, with 60,000 bushels of flax seed; tug Thomson from Charlotte with two coal laden barges; tug Bronson from Montreal, with one light barge; tug Thomson cleared for Montreal with a tow of grain laden barges.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 26 Oct 1901