The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), June 22, 1882

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The schr. White Oak is loading ore for Big Sodus.

The Canadian steam barge Enterprise is in the Detroit Dry Dock.

The rate on coal from Lake Ontario ports to Kingston is 25 cents per ton.

The schrs. Undine and J.H. Breck are loading iron ore for Ashtabula at 75 cents.

The name of the steamer Lawrence Gaige has been changed to Westminster.

The schr. Speedwell has cleared for Oswego, where she loads coal for Hamilton.

The schr. Ocean Wave is loading 5,000 bushels of oats at Richardson's for Oswego, at 1 cent f.o.b.

The schr. Jamieson takes ties to Charlotte, and the barges Cataract and Dore are discharging lumber and lath.

The schr. George Thurston is unloading deals at Swift & Co.'s wharf for A. Ross & Co., Quebec. The deals came from Manistee.

The steam yacht Lena, of Cape Vincent, has been sold and taken to Montreal. Mr. Cleveland will no doubt soon purchase a larger and finer boat.

The entire dock along the front of the Market Battery has been repaired and put in an excellent condition for the dumping of ore and the piling of lumber.

The floating dry dock Empire, sold by Buffalo parties to a Kingston firm, left the former place in tow of a tug. It is now passing through the Welland Canal.

Rathbun & Sons are shipping weekly from Kingston about 18,000 ties. These come from the canal and are shipped to Oswego and Charlotte. The firm have several big contracts with railways.

The schr. William Elgin has been launched. The damage she received by running on Four Acre Shoal was slight. She only knocked a hole in her bottom amidships. She is now loading iron ore for Little Sodus.

The schr. J. Muir arrived on Tuesday at Green Bay, Wis. She loads with heavy white oak timber. Each streak, measuring from 14 to 24 inches square, and from 16 to 37 feet long, was brought from Neilsville, Wis., by the Green Bay, Winona & St. Paul R.R., and goes by schr. (unreadable line) down the River St. Lawrence to Quebec, and thence by vessel to England.


Prop. City of Montreal, Ogdensburg, pass. and fgt.

Str. Gipsy, Ottawa, pass. and fgt.

Str. Algerian, Montreal, pass. and fgt.

Str. Corsican, Hamilton, pass. and fgt.

Prop. Europe, Montreal, pass. and fgt.

Collector of Customs Sustained - in schr. Samana case - short 78 bushels.

June 23, 1882


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British Whig (Kingston, ON), June 22, 1882