The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), March 2, 1880

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p.2 more on the Saunders-Dix ice-boat race.

Port Burwell - schr. Alzora arrived light from Port Bruce; schr. Anna Craig, having undergone repairs, was launched here on Saturday last.

p.3 Shipping Notes - Among the sales of Canadian vessels recently at Toronto the Globe mentions the prop. Oswego Belle, the property of David Andrews of Belleville, to the Georgian Bay Transportation Co. for $13,000 cash. The Belle was built in 1875, classed A-1, and was of about 10,000 bushels capacity.

The schooner China was sold on Friday last for $1,915. The China was built in 1863, classed B-2, and was of about 18,000 bushels capacity. She was bought by some parties in Buffalo.

The schooner W.T. Greenwood was bought by Capt. J.Ewart, of Cobourg, for $3,450. The Greenwood is classed A-2, was built in 1867, and rebuilt in 1876. She is about 10,000 bushels capacity.

The schooners Sweepstakes, D.M. Foster, and Speedwell are chartered to load with wheat from Toronto to Oswego, or Kingston, at 3 cents. This is rather better than the opening rate last year.

Capt. Tripp has chartered a vessel to carry 200 tons of ice from Picton to Niagara at $1 per ton.

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British Whig (Kingston, ON), March 2, 1880