The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), Oct. 14, 1880

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Marine Matters.

Detroit offers 6 cents per bushel on wheat to Kingston; and Toledo a similar rate.

The sch. Manzanilla is loading 500 tons of pig iron for Chicago at $1.50 per ton f.o.b.

The sch. Alice Mary came in this morning from the Rideau Canal with 3500 bush. rye.

The tug Active left for Montreal with 4 barges carrying a combined cargo of 60,000 bush grain.

A tug and pumps have gone from Oswego to the assistance of the sch. Wilder, ashore on Galloup Island.

The str. Corsican passed up for Toronto last evening. There was no mail boat bound down this morning.

Marine men think that the sch. Nellie Wilder will go to pieces. The reef upon which the vessel ran is a very dangerous place.

M.T. Co. Arrivals: schrs. Gleniffer, Milwaukee, 19,850 bush wheat; Florida, Port Dalhousie, 22,500 bush corn; Havana, Detroit, 20,000 bush wheat.

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Rick Neilson
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), Oct. 14, 1880