The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), Sept. 16, 1879

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p.2 Welland Canal - Port Dalhousie, Sept. 15th - Down: steambarge Lincoln, Chicago, Kingston, wheat; schr. Florida, Detroit, do, do; Siberia, do, do, do; Victor, Toledo, do, do.

Up: Schrs. E.H. Rutherford, Kingston, Toledo, light; Ontario, do, Victoria Bay, do; St. Andrews, do, Chicago, do; Straubenzie, do, do, do; St. Louis, do, do, do; Bavaria, do, Toledo, do; Prussia, do, do, do; Northman, do, Pt. Colborne, do; Singapore, do, Toledo, do; Cecilia, do, Port Colborne, do; Anna Craig, Kingston Drydock; Oriental, Kingston, Toledo, light.

p.3 Large Cargo - The schr. W.R. Taylor (the property of Mr. W. Leslie), which arrived here yesterday from Detroit, delivered a cargo of 25,200 bushels of wheat, claimed to be the largest cargo entering this harbour by a Welland Canal vessel.

An Upset - str. Island Chief, while being hauled out at Marine Railway, capsized and sank.

City Council - The Harbor - Ald. Gaskin moved an appropriation of $25 for the making of an new harbor line. The water was now so shallow that the Forwarders had in some cases to move their elevators 300 feet in order to reach vessels and discharge them. - Carried.

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British Whig (Kingston, ON), Sept. 16, 1879