The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 1 Nov 1909


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BIG RUSH OF GRAIN

Was Received At The M.T. Co.'s Elevator.

The Montreal Transportation Co. started off the week with a great rush of grain, three hundred and eighty-five thousand bushels having already arrived. All the wheat came from Fort William and was carried by the following vessels: steamer Edmonton, 70,000 bushels; steamer Rosemount, 80,000 bushels; steamer Stormount and barge Hamilton, 160,000 bushels; steamer Rosedale, 75,000 bushels. All the vessels are unloading here and will clear for Fort William. Tug Emerson arrived from Montreal with three light barges, and cleared for Montreal with two grain barges. Steamer Windsor passed down with coal from Oswego for Montreal at midnight, and barge Kildonan light for Kingston; tug Bartlett cleared for Montreal with three grain barges; tug Mary cleared for Montreal with three grain barges.

The steamer Key Port, while running into Glenora Mills, had 3 blades broken off her wheels and will be laid up for several weeks.

The steamer Prince Rupert arrived from Fort William and is discharging 75,000 bushels of wheat at Richardsons' elevator.

The captain on the steamer Rosedale reports that while he was coming into the harbor last night he almost ran into a schooner which showed no lights. He noticed the schooner in time to avoid a collision but it was a close shave and a serious accident was narrowly avoided.

The government steamer Bayfield is in port and will proceed on to Prescott to be laid up for the winter. The Bayfield has been on surveying work on Lake Ontario during the summer.

The schooner J.B. Kitchen arrived from Charlotte with coal for Richardsons'.

The steamer Aberdeen was at Folger's wharf on Sunday night, on her way up. The steamer Alexandria will pass down tonight.

The steamer America has gone into winter quarters. The steamer New Island Wanderer is now on the Cape Vincent route.

The steamer Dundurn was down Sunday from Hamilton to Montreal.

The steamer Aletha made her regular trip from bay points today.

The schooner Mary Ann Lydon is due today with coal from Oswego.

p.5 Quarter Million Bushels - of grain came to Kingston in October.


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Date of Publication:
1 Nov 1909
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KN.17756
Language of Item:
English
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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Rick Neilson
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 1 Nov 1909