The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), Sept. 20, 1880

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Marine Notes.

Rates from Chicago to Kingston on corn is 7 1/4 cents.

barge Home arrived with 12,000 bush for Richardson & Son.

It is said that Kingston ship carpenters are willing to engage at Oswego for $2 per day.

The tug Eleanor and 2 barges left for Ottawa. The sch. Annandale has loaded 340 tons iron ore for Astabula. She clears this evening.

The rates given on barley from Kingston to Oswego is from 2 cents to 2 1/4 cents, from Wolfe Island 2 1/2 cents to 3 cents. The latter rate is caused by low water.

The schrs. Bavaria, Lake Superior, pine; Bismarck, ditto; Siberia and Prussia, Elk Rapids, pine; Jessie Breck, Toledo, oak; arrived at Garden Island.

The sch. Eureka is now on the ways at the Marine Railway, undergoing a general overhauling. She will have new decks, and deck beams. The cost will be about $1000.

M.T. Co. - W.I. Preston, Chicago, 16,500 bushels corn; T.C. Street, Toronto, 22,000 bush corn; Albatross, Chicago, 22,500 bush corn; Active, Montreal, 5 barges, 100 tons pig iron.

Passed the Welland Canal on Saturday for Kingston: Singapore, Toledo, wheat; Nellie Hunter ditto; O. Mowat, Detroit, wheat; Craftsman, Bay City, staves; Lewis Ross, Chicago, corn;

Passing Steamers at Swifts: Spartan from Montreal; Corsican from Hamilton; Cuba from Ogdensburg; Armenia from Toronto; Corinthian from Montreal; Calabria from Hamilton; Scotia from Montreal; Kincardine from Goderich.

Seizures are now all the go on the lakes. The tug Ruby, seized at Toronto, has been released by the Maritime Court, and is now at Brockville, where she will be tied up for the winter. The City of Toronto is detained at Niagara to satisfy a claim for lumber.

Letters patent have been issued to Jonathan Porte of Trenton, master of the str. Varuna and James Anderson, Philip Robbins, William Stafford and John Howell, of Ameliasburg, as the Trenton and Bay of Quinte Navigation Company Ltd. with a total capital stock of $8,500.

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Rick Neilson
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), Sept. 20, 1880