The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), Aug. 26, 1880

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p.3 Visit to Channel Grove - on steamer D.C. West.

Marine News.

The yacht Bloodhound is expected to visit Kingston again this wk.

The lowness of the water in the river makes navigation a matter of more than usual care.

M.T. Co. - Arrivals: steambarge Lincoln, Chicago, 21,500 bush corn; barge Lisgar, Chicago, 16,050 bush wheat.

The weather was so heavy on the lake yesterday that the Passport could not leave Toronto. She will likely pass down tomorrow morning.

Some regard the note about the yacht Phoenix, found floating in the lake, as a hoax, in consequence of the peculiarity about the date.

The prop Armenia, from Kingston, experienced very rough water on her passage to Toronto, and nearly all her passengers were sick.

St. Lawrence & Chicago Co. - The latest consignments are: schrs. St. Clair, Toronto, 9,700 bush wheat; Fabiola, Toronto, 8,052 bush wheat.

The sch. B.W. Folger, Capt. Ryan, left Oswego at 8:00 p.m. on Monday and returned at 4:00 a.m. yesterday with a cargo of lumber from Kingston. That was a very quick trip.

The str Armstrong arrived at noon with an excursion party, numbering about 500, from points along the Utica and Black River R.R. Four hours were allowed the visitors to make an inspection of the city.

The str. Armenian passed up on Tuesday evening from Prescott, with between 90-100 lumbermen, on their way back to the lumbering districts on the Georgian Bay. Most of them were French Canadians.

The American str. Thomas Kingsford will be placed on the route between Oswego and the Bay of Quinte providing the Dominion Gov't will permit her to land passengers and freight at Picton, Mill Point, Northport and other bay ports.

Wharf Fire - G.T.R. wharf on fire, caused by sparks from stack of D.C. West.

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Rick Neilson
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), Aug. 26, 1880