The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), July 6, 1880

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p.2 Three Times a Week - To Oswego and Rochester - R. & O. Nav. Co. with complete schedule. July 6th

p.3 Death of Capt. Samuel Booth - about 25 years of service with Calvin & Breck, the "Commodore of the Fleet," moved to Defiance, Ohio where he died - details.

Marine News.

There are about 350,000 bushels of grain on the way here from Chicago and Toledo. The vessels will hardly arrive here before next week.

The rates from Chicago to Kingston have been lowered considerably. The last reported rate was 8 cents on wheat, from Toledo 5 1/2 cents on wheat and 5 cents on corn are given.

Passed Through Welland Canal for Kingston: sch. Ella Murton, Toledo, corn; O.M. Bond, Milwaukee, wheat; Itasca, Milwaukee, wheat; Harvest Queen, Chicago, wheat; Queen of the Lakes, Toledo, corn.

The arrivals are not numerous today. The following arrived at Swift's - Passport, from Hamilton; D.C. West, from Westport; Ocean, Montreal; steam barge Anglin and barge with 221 tons of iron ore from Ironsides; sch. White Oak, Cleveland, 369 tons coal; sch. Anna M. Foster, Oswego, 180 tons coal; sch. Jessie Macdonald, Oswego, 150 tons coal.

Wind Wafts - The corn in the barge Lalonde (M.T. Co.) damaged at Lachine, was sold for 9 1/4 cents and duty.

Clayton Regatta - Kingston yacht Emma takes first prize.

The Welland Canal - [Ottawa Citizen]

p.4 A Thrilling Experience - a drunken captain and a cabin boy adrift in yawl boat from sch. Mercie F. Hall, light from Oswego to Toronto, a long story. (details)

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British Whig (Kingston, ON), July 6, 1880