The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), April 26, 1881

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The tug Mixer will be hauled out to receive a new pin in her wheel.

The schr. A.G. Ryan is loading rye at Richardson's for Oswego.

The schr. St. Louis has been chartered to carry wheat from Detroit to Kingston at 7 3/4 cents.

Last night the schr. Julia sailed for Port Whitby, but had to run back into this port on account of the severe weather.

The schr. Bessie Barwick, which has been lying at Collinsby, has secured a crew, and will be taken to the Welland Canal, there to be converted into a fore and after. She will then engage in the timber trade.

Kingston Rowing Club - organizational meeting.

p.3 Deseronto Items - The ice has all disappeared and the bay presents a lively appearance. Several vessels have cleared with lumber and grain, and a good many have arrived. The steamers Varuna and Flight resumed their respective routes on Saturday. The Armenia is still running the Deseronto's route, the latter being on the dry dock getting false sides. She is expected to take her route next Monday.

Canadians Abroad - Quinn Brothers, formerly of Garden Island, now of Detroit, have won a good reputation as divers. They have recently been doing excellent service at Astabula in removing a stone pier which had been dislodged by the spring ice shove.

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Rick Neilson
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), April 26, 1881