The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), Sept. 28, 1881

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p.2 Transhipping & Forwarding - No Reason To Believe That The Barge System Will Be Abolished - Kingston must remain the eastern terminus for lake vessels. [Montreal Herald]



Marine matters are very quiet today. The arrivals were few.

The steamer Algerian passed up last evening and the steamer Corsican down this morning.

The colors which Belleville gives the yacht Atalanta have been purchased in Kingston.

Toledo sailors get $2.50 per day now. The Oswego branch of the Seamens' Union has advanced wages to $2.50 a day.

The tug Champion cleared this afternoon with the barges J. Gaskin and Toronto, for Oswego, to load coal for Montreal.

The lumber found floating near the head of Wolfe Island yesterday was part of the cargo of the schr. Pinafore, bound for Chaumont Bay. She ran on the Charity Shoals, and to clear her 62,000 ft. were thrown overboard. The vessel is now lying off Cape Vincent, but not damaged. The lumber will be recovered.

Welland Canal - Bound Down.

Schr. G.W. Suffel, Chatham, Kingston, wheat.

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Rick Neilson
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), Sept. 28, 1881