The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), April 21, 1880

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The sch. North Star has left here for Mill Point, where she loads ice for Charlotte.

The Toronto schooners Garibaldi and Persia are chartered to carry corn from Port Dalhousie to Kingston at 2 cents.

The pumps belonging to Calvin & Company, left last night per train for Lachine, there to be used in raising the steamer Passport.

The schooners Henry Folger and Jane Ralston have left Cape Vincent for Port Dalhousie. The latter is to be made into a barge at Detroit.

The tug Morey on Saturday pulled off the sch. James Norris, ice-laden for St. Catharines. She was ashore at Sodus Pt. She ran into Charlotte for shelter.

The sch. Sweepstakes is loading 1000 telegraph poles for the American Union Telegraph Co. This is the first consignment of 5000 poles from this port.

The schooner Marquis, which was ashore above Oswego, was pulled off by the tug Hiram Calvin last night and towed to Oswego. The tug worked under a permit from the American Government.

The steamer Indian, recently purchased by Gilmour & Co. of Trenton, has been brought over from the Garden Island graveyard by the str. Pierrepont to the city. She will be converted into a steam barge.

-Should the St. Lawrence canals be open the Algerian, of the Richelieu & Ontario Navigation Line, will start from here on Wednesday the 28th inst. All the steamers of this line have been newly painted. The Captains appointed are as folows: Corsican, Capt. Sinclair; Spartan, Capt. Bailey; Corinthian, Capt. Farrel; Algerian, Capt. Trowell; Magnet, Capt. Cameron; and Passport, Capt. Irvine.

Police Court - more on fishermen and Fish Market.

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Rick Neilson
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), April 21, 1880