The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), Sept. 29, 1880

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Marine Notes.

The tug Eleanor and barges left last night for Lake Opinicon to load lumber.

The sch. William Elgin is loading lumber at the esplanade for Oswego, rate 80 cents per m.

Many vessels sailed into the harbour this morning. The wind blew fresh from the southwest.

The yacht Bloodhound is lying at the Queen's wharf. She had a party aboard from Belleville, including Capt. Cuthbert the builder.

The str. Hastings has brought here large numbers of sheep. During the past 3 days 800 have been shipped to the States.

Swifts - Steamers Passing: Algerian from Montreal; Spartan from Hamilton; Cuba from Ogdensburg; Armenia from Toronto; Persia from St. Catharines.

M.T. Co. - Arrivals: schrs. Speedwell from Toronto 14,500 bush corn; T.C. Street from Toronto 21,530 bush corn; Willie Keller, from Toledo, 16,716 bush corn;

The tug Hiram Calvin, with Capt. John Donnelly and wrecking tools, went to the assistance of the steamer Gardiner, ashore at the Ducks Island, and succeeded in getting her off. The Gardiner had 3 barges in tow.

The sch. J.N. Carter has libelled the R.B. Hayes and the tug Pacific for damage she sustained in the late accident at Amherstburg. The Carter left on Monday evening for Kingston in tow of the prop Africa. She gives the Africa $250 for bringing her here.

Capt. Thomas Murray, formerly owner and master of the sch. Scud, of Bath, has bought from Capt. Thomas Martin a 1/4 interest in the schooner Falmouth, for $3000. Capt. Murray has assumed command. Capt. Schuyler Becker, the former captain, remains as mate.

A Boat Race - between steam yacht Swan and Maud.

Gallops Rapids - chain tug is blasting.

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Rick Neilson
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), Sept. 29, 1880