The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), Oct. 1, 1881

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p.3 Yachting At Belleville - Gracie, Emma, Katie Gray, Norah, Atalanta mentioned; results of regatta.


The schr. Singapore carries a cargo of hay to Oswego at $100 f.o.b.

The schr. White Oak is loading iron ore for Fairhaven at 40 cents per ton f.o.b.

The schr. Empress takes hay from Wolfe Island to Cape Vincent at 70 cents per ton.

The sloop Wanderer, lying at Howe Island, has been fitted up and will be placed in commission at once.

The str. Corsican arrived, bound up, last evening, and remained here until 11:30 o'clock today. Having damaged her paddle wheels she had to halt until they are repaired.

The schr. Pride of America, owned by Capt. Macdonald of this city, lost her new sails on Lake Michigan on Saturday, and when last heard from was at Cheboygan waiting to be towed to Milwaukee. She was leaking badly.

The str. Thomson (sic - Thomas ?) Kingsford started from Wellington to Oswego in tow of the steamer Hiram Calvin, but was unable to continue the trip and ran to Brighton, where she will remain until a diver repairs a bad hole in her bottom. She jettisoned 2,000 bu. of her barley cargo, saved 3,000 bu. and has 3,000 bu. on board.


Str. Corsican, Montreal, pass. and fgt.

Str. Armenia, Deseronto, pass. and fgt.

Tug R. Anglin, Ottawa, ties.

Schr. Julia, Fairhaven, 200 tons coal.

Prop. Africa, Chicago, 5,000 bushels wheat.

Yacht Race At Gananoque - Midnight and Mary Louise.

Dropped Dead - shoveller in employ of K. & M. Forwarding Co.

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Rick Neilson
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), Oct. 1, 1881