The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), Aug. 17, 1881

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p.2 Recent Yacht Race - letter to editor from George Offord about collision between Emma and Garfield.

Steamers Racing - collision in rapids between Spartan and Rothesay.

p.3 Visiting Yacht - Fascination of Oswego.

The Trophy Challenge Cup - for rowing races.



The schr. Fanny Campbell is loading iron ore for Astabula at 80 cents.

The leak in the hull of the Corsican, a slight one, having been repaired, she on Monday resumed her usual trips.

The schr. W.J. Preston, grain-laden, from Chicago to Kingston, put into Milwaukee leaking. Damage not known.

The barge John Gaskin, the largest barge afloat, built last spring for the Montreal Transportation Company, has been declared a complete success, and is stated, notwithstanding her enormous bulk, to tow easier than any other barge owned by the company.


Schr. Gibraltar, Chicago, 18,130 bu. corn.

Schr. Lincoln, Chicago, 16,768 bu. corn.

Schr. Lisgar, Chicago, 21,341 bu. corn.

Bg. Oswego, Oswego, 600 tons coal.

Bg. Cayuga, Oswego, 350 tons coal.

Tug Glide, Montreal, four barges.

Str. Passport, Montreal, pass. and fgt.

Str. Corinthian, Hamilton, pass. and fgt.

Prop. Armenia, Ogdensburg, pass. and fgt.

Prop. Cuba, Toronto, pass. and fgt.

Prop. Persia, St. Catharines, pass. and fgt.

Str. Corsican, Montreal, pass. and fgt.


Tug Champion, Montreal, four barges, 80,000 bu. grain, 1,200 tons coal.

Welland Canal - Bound Down.

Pandora, Toledo, Kingston, corn.

Wawanosh, Milwaukee, Kingston, wheat.

British Whig, Aug. 18, 1881


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British Whig (Kingston, ON), Aug. 17, 1881