The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), April 14, 1880

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p.2 ad for str. Hastings, for Picton and Belleville.



The schr. Julia has arrived at Portsmouth, from Toronto, light.

The schr. Wm. Elgin has been sold to Allen and Welch of Kingston, for $2,800.

The str. City of Belleville was launched at Portsmouth today. She will run between Kingston and Picton.

The vessel property never got such a cleaning and painting as it has this spring, in anticipation, we presume, of a good season.

The Canadian steam barge Lothair and her consort, the Corisande, have arrived in Chicago.

The steam barge Lincoln, her consort the Lisgar, and schr. Sligo, corn laden, have sailed from Chicago for Kingston. They carry, combined, 54,000 bushels.

The str. Hastings left last night for Bay ports to bring here a load of cattle for transhipment to the U.S. Today she commenced her regular trips to Picton and Belleville.

The following extract is from the Spring circular issued by the Treasury Dep't on the 8th inst.: "All lights of the U.S. on the North-western lakes and their navigable waters will be exhibited from sunset to sunrise, at all seasons when vessels can enter the ports, or are navigating in their vicinity."

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Rick Neilson
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), April 14, 1880