The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), April 30, 1881

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p.2 ad - For Montreal and Intermediate Ports - str. Alexandra, Capt. Smith.



The schr. Enterprise left Portsmouth this morning for Port Hope, light.

The schr. Cavalier has sailed for Hamilton to load timber for Kingston.

The schr. Herbert Dudley has cleared for Port Hope to load peas for Kingston at 2 cents.

The schr. Speedwell gets 2 cents on wheat and the Erie Stewart 2 cents on peas from Toronto to Kingston.

The sailors on the schooner Prussia have made an engagement for the season at the rate of $1 per day.

The schr. Fanny Campbell has not yet reached Hamilton. She left Kingston over a week ago.

The schr. Picton has been purchased by Mr. R.C. Smith, jr., of Port Hope, for Mr. Currie (Currin ?), of Picton, for $3,300.

The Garden Island fleet schooners Oriental, Anglo Saxon, Siberia, Bavaria and Denmark, left for Toledo to load timber.

The schr. Grantham (Capt. Donnelly) has at last got through the canal. She will go to Hamilton and load timber for Kingston.

The schr. Pandora was chartered today to load corn at Toledo for Kingston at 6 1/2 cents. A new foreboom was placed in position on her today.

The steamer D.C. West will make her first trip on the Rideau Canal on Tuesday next, when she will go as far as Westport and Portland.

A full force has been working day and night at the repairs to the str. Deseronto. She is expected to take her route on Monday between Picton and Trenton.

The barges Dolphin, Harvest and Energy left this morning in tow of the Bronson for Bay of Quinte ports to load 50,000 bushels of grain for Montreal.

The steamer Corsican made her trial trip this morning. She presented a handsome appearance. The steamer Algerian will make her first trip downwards on Tuesday next.

Testimonials will be presented to several men for their service in connection with the saving of the crews from the ill-fated schooners Belle Sheridan and Garibaldi. The presentation will take place at Consecon at an early day.

The small propeller Silver Spray was burned last ? in Picton harbor. Insured in the Western for $1,100; loss about $2,000. The cause of the fire is unknown. She had not been fitted out yet, and had no fire or lights on her.

The ice moved off from Port Colborne last night, leaving a clear streak of water up the lake. The prop. Georgian started out at 9 o'clock this morning, followed closely by the tug Mary with the schrs. Jennie Matthews, Bangalore, Ida Walker and Lewis Ross.

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British Whig (Kingston, ON), April 30, 1881