The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), Aug. 4, 1880

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p.2 ad - First Excursion from Kingston to Round Island - on str. Maud; also three other ads for trips on str. Maud.

ad for excursion on str. Hastings to Thousand Islands.


Marine News.

The Adventure with salt from Montreal is unloading at Gunn's wharf.

The numerous arrivals for the St. Lawrence & Chicago Forwarding Co. has caused a blockade.

The sch. Hyderabad, drawn on the marine railway for repairs, was to have been completed today.

A fleet of about 25 vessels will arrive in a few days. The forwarding companies are arranging for the rush.

The rate from Toledo to Kingston on wheat is firm at 8 cents; Chicago offers 10 cents, and vessels are hard to obtain.

The prop Celtic, from Toledo, lightened 6000 bushels wheat; the prop Lake Ontario, Toledo, lightened 4000 bush wheat and proceeded to Montreal.

Arrivals at Swifts - steamers Corsican, from Montreal; Passport, from Hamilton; Cuba, from Ogdensburg; Armenia, from Toronto, and Persia, from St. Catharines.

The sch. Falmouth, from Chicago, with 16,671 bush wheat, was the only arrival for the M.T. Co. today. The tugs Bronson and Active came up from Montreal with 12 barges.

Passed the Welland Canal up from Kingston: schrs. Gulnair, Wheatly, light; Victor, Detroit, do.; Mary, Cleveland, do.; Hercules, do., do.; Magdala, Toledo, do.; Garibaldi, do., do.

The sch. Victor, that sailed shorthanded from Kingston, had to put into Port Hope for shelter on Saturday. A captain, mate, and 2 boys can scarcely handle a three-and-after. She left yesterday with the same crew for Port Dalhousie.

Passed the Canal Down for Kingston: sch. Florida, Toledo, wheat; B. Barwick, do., timber; O.M. Bond, Chicago, corn; Mystic Star, do., do.; Westside, do., do.; Kate Kelly do., do.; barge Russell, Elk Rapids, Collinsby, lumber; Benson, do, do, do; Geo. Manley, do., do., do.; tug Metamora, do., do., light.

Departed in tow of tug Bronson: Toronto, 15,100 bush corn, 600 wheat; Lancaster, 14,867 bush corn; Alf Pemar 9200 bush wheat; Pacific 12,000 bush wheat; Colborne 21,600 bush corn; Duluth 20,600 bush corn; Cleveland, 16,671 bush wheat, and 25 tons of phosphate. The Active left for Oswego with barges for coal.

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British Whig (Kingston, ON), Aug. 4, 1880