The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), Oct. 30, 1880


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Marine Notes.

The schr. Florida is loading 400 tons iron ore for Fairport.

A survey on the Canadian schr. Shandon, estimates the cost of repairs at $2,500.

The schr. Enterprise, with lumber from Trenton to Oswego, went ashore near Belleville, but got off without assistance.

The schr. E.H. Rutherford, Port Stanley, wheat laden, was the only vessel that passed through the Welland Canal yesterday for Kingston.

The steamer Gypsy arrived here last evening in tow of the Hiram A. Calvin. The Gypsy has an iron hull, and has only been in service for about five years.

The Canadian Canals will be kept open as long as possible, for the benefit of commerce. The Sault Canal is ordered to be closed, peremptorily, on the 15th Nov.

The steamer Picton, on her way from Trenton to Montreal, laden with apples, ran hard aground on Nigger Island, about three miles below Trenton yesterday. She got off all right.

The schr. B.W. Folger had several planks in her bottom stove in and her kelson damaged by running ashore. A few other repairs will be necessary, the whole costing $600.

Swift's - Arrivals: Spartan, from Hamilton; Cuba, from Toronto; barque Florida, from Montreal; Carlyle and barge Ironside, iron ore & coke; City of Montreal, from Hamilton; Ocean, from Chicago.

The purser of the Cuba shot and wounded an eagle on his last trip. The bird was captured alive and progressing favorably when it was stolen from the Ogdensburg dock while chained to it for an airing.

Herafter the Maud will take one daily trip between Kingston and the Cape, connecting with the morning train at the Cape, returning, connecting with the evening train for Watertown. The other changes will be noted in the advertisement.

Our Fish Supply - an article on fish species caught by fishermen in eastern end of Lake Ontario.


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Date of Original:
Oct. 30, 1880
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KN.14088
Language of Item:
English
Donor:
Rick Neilson
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Public domain: Copyright has expired according to the applicable Canadian or American laws. No restrictions on use.
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), Oct. 30, 1880