The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), Aug. 23, 1880

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Marine News.

The rush of grain is over.

The sch W.W. Grant, from Toronto with 9,805 bush wheat, is the only late arrival for the Kingston & Montreal Forwarding Co.

The western journalistic grumblers forget that most vessels carrying grain are subject to demurrage, so that when delays occur, indemnities are assured.

Passed Through the Welland Canal for Kingston: schrs. Lily Hamilton, Chicago, corn; Barwick, Toledo, timber; Florida, Toledo, corn; Pandora, Toledo, wheat; Acacia, Toledo, wheat.

The consignments to the St. Lawrence & Chicago Forwarding Co. are: schrs. Mary Taylor, Port Dalhousie 9,429 bushels wheat; Clara Youell, Port Dalhousie, 16,453 bush wheat.

The Seadove, capsized last week, is off the stocks and ready for business. The Captain, H.A. Bolton takes the place of mate of the Circassian, of the Allan Line of steamers on the 3rd of Sept. He will leave a person in charge competent to command. The 'Wild Irishman' will be missed.

The following are the arrivals for the M.T. Co.: schrs Kate Eccles, Port Dalhousie 8770 bushels corn; Antelope, Toledo, 18,600 bush wheat; W.T. Greenwood, Toledo, 8450 bush wheat; M.L. Breck, Toledo, 17,750 bush. wheat; Marysburg, Port Dalhousie, 11,150 bush wheat; B.R. Proctor, 12,425 bush corn; The tug Elfin arrived with 2 barges - Emerald, Detroit, 22,275 bushels corn, and Lady Hamilton, Chicago, 19,670 bushels corn. The tug Active brought from Oswego 2 barges carrying 1,200 tons of coal. The departures are: in tow of Active - the barges laden with coal, and Advance, 13,400 bushels corn; Star, 18,600 bush wheat; Kinghorn, 8,500 bush corn and 12,200 bush wheat; Harvest, 15,300 bush wheat; Yamaska 11,200 bush wheat; Georgina, 10,600 bush wheat.

In tow of the Elfin - Corn Crib, 17,200 bush wheat; Energy, 12,600 bush wheat; Toledo, 21,800 bush corn; Glengarry, 14,200 bush wheat; and Eagle, 17,800 bush wheat.

Wind Wafts - The yacht Ella, of Oswego, will race the yacht Bessie, of Sacketts Harbour, for $100 on Aug. 31st.

The Maud is engaged every day until Sept. 2nd for excursions. Could there be evidence more convincing of the extent of the excursion business?

excursionists from Rochester down river on str. Magnet.

The Fish Supply - trouble with dealers, (fish house was locked up according to earlier letter to editor Aug. 17-20th ?)

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Rick Neilson
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), Aug. 23, 1880