The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), June 9, 1881

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The Countess of Dufferin is in Chicago.

The Collinsby Rafting Company's tug, on the ways for repairs, will be launched tomorrow.

The schr. Camanche has cleared for Oswego where she will load coal for Chicago at $1.60 per ton.

A strong wind was blowing up the lake today and in consequence no vessels have arrived in the harbour.

The barges George M. Ferris and S.D. Pierce are lying at the M.T. Co.'s slip laden with lumber from the canal.

Yesterday afternoon the str. Hiram A. Calvin broke her shaft while towing a raft for Clayton. She was brought to Garden Island where a new shaft will be put in. The steamer Watertown left this morning to tow the raft to Prescott.


Tug Glide, Montreal, four barges 100 tons of railway iron.

Str. Passport, Montreal, pass. and fgt.

Str. Algerian, Hamilton, pass. and fgt.

Schr. A.G. Ryan, Brockville, light.

Schr. Ella Murton, Toledo, 15,732 bush. corn.

Prop. Africa, Montreal, sundries.

Prop. Dominion, Montreal, freight.

Steambarge R. Anglin, Cape Vincent, light.


Schr. M.J. Cummings, Oswego, light.

Schr. Camanche, Oswego, light.

Schr. F.D. Barker, Willman, light.

Schr. Rising Star, Cape Vincent, light.

Schr. Ariadne, Oswego, light.

Schr. Julia, Charlotte, light.

Schr. W.T. Greenwood, Charlotte, 30 tons straw.

Str. Edith Sewell, Sacketts Harbour, fish.

Tug Active, Oswego, two barges.

Tenders For Painting - Marine & Fisheries asking for tenders for painting 14 buoys in the harbour for 3 years.

Notice - A meeting of the stockholders of the St. Lawrence River Steamboat Company will be held at their office, at the corner of Clarence and Ontario Streets, on Friday the 17th day of June, 1881, for the purpose of appointing Directors and other officers.

ALEXIS BAMFORD, Secretary May 27th

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Rick Neilson
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), June 9, 1881