The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), May 5, 1882

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p.3 Supplemental Estimates - The further supplemental estimates for the fiscal year ending 30th June, 1882, were brought down last evening. Among the items are: To complete the dredging at Portsmouth, $2,000.

Whats The News? - D. Rankin, captain of Victoria when she collapsed, to be mate and pilot on propeller between Montreal and Duluth.


The schr. Canton takes staves, Detroit to Kingston, at $28.

The steamer Corsican was expected from Montreal this afternoon.

The schr. B.W. Folger is loading telegraph poles for an American port.

The tug Champion is bringing down the bay a raft of timber for the Quebec market.

Messrs. Calvin & Son's second raft will leave for Quebec this evening in tow of the str. John A. Macdonald.

Capt. Powers, of Brockville, has sold the steamer Harris to a Toronto gentleman for $2,500. She will be used as an excursion boat.

The barge Toronto is loading 20,000 bushels of wheat at Belleville for this port. This cargo is the largest ever shipped from Belleville.

Capt. Donnelly has gone to the rescue of the schr. J. Walters, ashore and dismasted at Trenton, coal laden. The vessel will be taken to Toronto.

The schr. Bismarck has been lying in Bay City since Monday waiting on timber and will probably have to wait until the middle of next week before getting it.

There is moderate activity in marine circles in Milwaukee for local freights. The grain schooners Clara Parker, Bangalore, Hyderabad, and Pride of America are still in winter quarters.

Arrivals at Garden Island this morning: Schr. Anglo-Saxon, from Port Huron, cargo of D.B. Charleson's staves; str. John A. Macdonald, from Belleville, with a raft of pine timber belonging to Mr. Thos. Buck.

Capt. Allen purchased the wreck of the sloop Alice Mary, which went ashore at Phillip's Point, laden with peas. It was towed to the city last evening by the tug F.A. Folger. She will be raised here and repaired. The craft was sunk so that nothing but her deck could be seen.

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British Whig (Kingston, ON), May 5, 1882