The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), July 3, 1880

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p.2 ad for Excursion to Oswego & Return, on str. Hastings.

p.3 Yacht Races - at Belleville, Katie Gray beat Sylvia and Gracie.

Wind Wafts - str. Armenia burst a steam pipe on excursion from Picton to Trenton.

str. Magnet started trips to south shore.

Marine News.

The barges Energy and Dalhousie, injured at the late Lachine disaster, will be brought here for repairs.

The sch. Olive Branch with 7,400 bush of corn, and the sch. Speedwell, 14,478 bush corn, came in from Toronto this morning.

Passed Through Welland Canal for Kingston: White Oak, Cleveland, coal; prop Alma Munro, Chicago, general cargo; steam barge Clinton, Chicago, corn; barge Grimsby, Chicago, corn; Clyde, Chicago, corn.

Arrivals at Swift's - str. Passport, Montreal; Armenia, Toronto; Spartan, Hamilton.

sch. Arctic left for Fairport with 337 tons of iron ore. The sch. B.W. Folger arrived with 250 tons of grate coal.

Five barges, in tow of the Glide, arrived this morning. The tugs Active and Glide will leave this evening with the barges Oswego, 500 tons of coal; Cayuga 450 tons of coal; Kinghorn 18,500 bush wheat; Colborne 20,054 bush corn; H.L., 10,622 bush corn; Wheat Bin, 18,500 bush wheat, 3000 bush corn; McCarthy, 14,600 bush corn; Advance, 12,005 bush wheat; Yamaska 11,700 bush corn, and 80 tons phosphate; Milwaukee 21,500 bush wheat, and 50 tons phosphate.

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British Whig (Kingston, ON), July 3, 1880