The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), Aug. 31, 1881

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The str. Hero took a large excursion party down the river this afternoon.

A wheat charter is reported from Detroit to Kingston at 6 1/2 cents. Chicago offers 7 cents on the same class of grain.

The steamer Norseman had her wheel repaired this afternoon, and at 3:15 steamed up the lake for Port Hope.

The yacht Nautilus ran on a rock, just above Alexandria Bay, on Saturday, when going at full speed. At the time of the accident she was in the hands of pilot Thomson, of Brockville, who claims that the numerous lights in the vicinity led him astray. The Thorn also ran into the same place, through the false lights, but discovered her mistake in time to escape striking. The accident to the Nautilus cost about $200.


Str. Corsican, Montreal, pass. and fgt.

Str. Passport, Hamilton, pass. and fgt.

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

Prop. Armenia, Ogdensburg, pass. and fgt.

Prop. Cuba, Toronto, pass. and fgt.

Welland Canal - Bound Down.

Singapore, Chatham, Kingston, wheat.

J.R. Benson, Cheboygan, Collinsby, timber.

Elgin, Toledo, Garden Island, timber.

Denmark, Toledo, Garden Island, timber.

Bismarck, Dresden, Garden Island, timber.

Indian, Munising, Garden Island, timber.

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British Whig (Kingston, ON), Aug. 31, 1881