The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), Nov. 4, 1881

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p.2 Yachting - what N.Y. men think about Atalanta's chances.

Notes Of The Bay - Consecon harbor dredged at wharf to give vessels 11 feet water.

efforts abandoned to rescue Albatross and T.C. Street ashore near Wellington.



The str. Corsican, for Montreal, passed down the river this morning.

The schr. A.G. Ryan is loading rye for Oswego from the barge Otonabee.

The schr. Peerless brought here 102 tons of phosphate from the Rideau yesterday.

Mr. Thomas Smart, Brockville, is loading the schr. White Oak, of Kingston, with rye.

The schr. Maggie McRae will load barley for Oswego on her arrival from Toronto.

The schr. Oliver Mowat has safely reached Chicago with her cargo of barley.

The schr. Hartford, which was to take iron rails to Chicago, has not yet arrived. Where is she?

The schr. J.R. Noyes was towed up from Rudd's quarry this afternoon by the tug F.A. Folger.

The rate on barley from Toronto to Oswego is the same as that paid from Kingston to Oswego.

The schooners F.J. King and steam barge Tecumseh ran into Port Colborne yesterday morning for shelter.

The schr. Wm. Elgin arrived last night from Oswego with 250 tons coal. The rate across the lake is now 40 cents.

The steamer Hero brought from Belleville today a load of horses and cattle for transhipment to the American side.

The schr. J.G. Worts went ashore at St. Helena Island in the Straits and before getting off jettisoned 2,000 bushels.

The tug Bronson having a tow of five barges, carrying 1,500 tons of coal, 46,000 bushels of grain, and 200 tons of phosphate, left for Montreal today.

The schr. Laura has cleared from Toronto with 24,000 bushels of barley for Oswego. This is the largest load taken out of that harbor this season.

The prop. Cuba went down to Ogdensburg this morning. She had grain from Port Dalhousie which the prop. Armenia had brought there from Chicago, and which she could not take through to Ogdensburg, being a Canadian craft.

Welland Canal.

Schr. Erie Belle, Manistee, Kingston, deals.

Appointment For Monday - yacht Atalanta to race on Monday.

Personal Mention - Mr. R.S. Bell, editor of Intelligencer, and Secretary of the Bay of Quinte Yacht Club is on way to N.Y. for yacht races.

Police Court - John Henderson charged with drunkenness, dismissed, to leave on vessel.

Royal Mail Line - R. & O. Co. losing money to railroads. [Montreal Star]

p.4 Route For Grain - a route from Chicago to tidewater shorter than by way of Buffalo - using Midland to Port Hope railroad.

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British Whig (Kingston, ON), Nov. 4, 1881