The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), Sept. 23, 1881

Full Text



The schr. Ariadne is loading iron ore for Charlotte. She will take 240 tons.

Grain is arriving quite freely from up the Rideau Canal district. The steamer Peerless this morning delivered here 4,000 rye from Perth.

The schr. Annie Falconer was three days taking on 360 tons of coal at Big Sodus. There have been no delays at Kingston this year.

The steamer Passport passed up last night, the first this week. The boat will endeavor to resume regular trips again for a brief season.

The barges in tow of the steamer Olive had to be unloaded at Chute au Blondeu, not being able to pass that point in present low water.

The prop. Lincoln and consorts will load 1,200 tons iron rails for Chicago at $1.75 f.o.b. per ton. They will also load ties at Georgian Bay at 20 cents.

The schr. T.R. Merritt is loading iron rails from the barge Huron for Chicago.

The sloop Lilian, from Waupoose, with fruit, arrived here yesterday and returned with a cargo of groceries for outside ports.

The bow part of the steamship Campana is now en route to the city, and is expected to arrive tomorrow. Should the weather be calm the parts, connected by spars, will be towed to Port Dalhousie, where their reunion will take place. A change in the ways has been made in order to accommodate the boat, the largest that has been run on inland water.


Prop. Scotia, Chicago, 4,600 bush. wheat.

Prop. Lake Michigan, Toronto, pass. and fgt.

Prop. Armenia, Toronto, pass. and fgt.

Prop. Cuba, Toronto, pass. and fgt.

Str. Gipsy, Ottawa, pass. and fgt.

Str. Corinthian, Hamilton, pass. and fgt.

Str. Passport, Montreal, pass. and fgt.

Str. Ontario, Smith's Falls, pass. and fgt.

Schr. B.W. Folger, Fairhaven, 250 tons coal.

Welland Canal - Bound Down.

Bavaria, Toledo, Garden Island, timber.

Damaged Grain.

After discharging the cargoes of the prop. Lincoln and consorts it was found that the following amounts had been damaged by the severe weather: Prop. Lincoln, 1,000 bushels; barge Lisgar, 250 bushels and barge Gibraltar, 450 bushels. The grain was sold for18 1/2 cents.

Media Type:
Item Type:
Date of Original:
Sept. 23, 1881
Local identifier:
Language of Item:
Rick Neilson
Copyright Statement:
Public domain: Copyright has expired according to the applicable Canadian or American laws. No restrictions on use.
Maritime History of the Great Lakes
WWW address
Powered by / Alimenté par VITA Toolkit

My favourites lets you save items you like, tag them and group them into collections for your own personal use. Viewing "My favourites" will open in a new tab. Login here or start a My favourites account.

British Whig (Kingston, ON), Sept. 23, 1881