The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), June 11, 1879

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p.3 Run On a Pier - The steam barge Harold, while making from Portsmouth to the city today, run on an old pier off Mr. Gunn's new wharf. The accident was not attended by any severe injury, but it was more the result of good fortune than forethought.

Belleville Yacht Club - first regatta to be held, details.


A dense fog prevailed on the lake and river this morning. The Princess Louise was two and a half hours behind time trying to grope her way up the river which it did all right. The steamer Persia lay at Swift's wharf until the fog lifted.

The Richelieu Navigation Company now run their boats daily, excepting Monday. They leave for Montreal at 5 a.m., and for Toronto and Hamilton at 5:30 p.m.

St. Lawrence & Chicago F. Co. - Departures: Tug Jessie Hall, with barges Nebraska, 22,000 wheat; Oneida, 20,000 corn; Janes, 10,500 wheat, 1,536 ft. pine deals; Minnesota, 22,250 corn, 24,207 ft. pine deals; Jean Bart, 171,525 ft. pine deals, from Grand Haven, Michigan, ex- Evening Star.

Montreal Transportation Company - Gleniffer, Milwaukee, 19,800 wheat; T.C. Street, Toronto, 267 wheat, 21,499 corn. Departures: Tug Bronson, with Lorne, 14,070 wheat; Cleveland, 20,000 corn; Toledo, 19,800 wheat; Cormick, 17,500 wheat and rye; Eagle, 20,022 corn; Ontario, 15,971 wheat.

Gunn's Wharf - Princess Louise, Clayton; Hastings, Belleville.

Swift's Wharf - Algerian, Montreal; Cuba, Prescott; Kincardine, for Oswego; Persia, St. Catharines; B.W. Folger, 200 tons iron for Fair Haven; D.C. West, Westport; Armenia, Toronto.

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British Whig (Kingston, ON), June 11, 1879