The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), Sept. 3, 1881


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MARINE NOTES

An American line of steamers will run between Charlotte and Alexandria Bay next season.

The prop. Armenia went west this afternoon. Excursion rates have begun on the line of propellers with which she is connected.

The schr. Laura, from Chatham, wheat laden, was the only vessel passing through the Welland Canal yesterday for Kingston.

The captains of vessels are paying the wages, so recently fixed by the Union, without murmuring. The only "kicker" was the captain of the Sligo, who sailed up the lake with but himself and mate in charge.

The steam yacht Tolford, purchased by Mr. Miall, of Ottawa, arrived this morning on her way to Ottawa. She has a party of Ottawa gentlemen aboard. The name of the yacht will be changed when she reaches the capital.

Captains report dense smoke all the way from Hamilton to Quebec. It now hangs over the water along the American shore. Vessels can sail along on the Canadian side, but should a south west wind arise the smoke will come over to this side.

On the night of the 31st ult., the schr. O.S. Storrs, laden with stone, Capt. Yott, bound from Oswego for Stone Mills, collided with a vessel between the Ducks and the Gap. The foresail of the stranger was badly torn, and the main rigging injured.

There has been a great cutting in the carrying rates between Kingston and Montreal. This result has been brought about by some of the Forwarding Companies cutting slightly under the standard figure. Wheat and corn are now taken down the river at 2 cents per bushel.

Arrivals.

Str. Passport, Montreal, pass. and fgt.

Str. Armenia, Deseronto, pass. and fgt.

Str. Corinthian, Hamilton, pass. and fgt.

Str. Alexandra, Montreal, pass. and fgt.

Str. D.C. West, Westport, pass. and fgt.

Prop. Prussia, Chicago, pass. and fgt.


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Date of Original:
Sept. 3, 1881
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KN.14305
Language of Item:
English
Donor:
Rick Neilson
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Public domain: Copyright has expired according to the applicable Canadian or American laws. No restrictions on use.
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), Sept. 3, 1881