The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), May 7, 1883

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p.2 Heavy Grain Shipments - 5,000,000 bushels left last week by water from Chicago.


Schr. Flora Emma, Whitby, 8,031 bush. peas.

Stm. bge Van Allen, Port Hope, 15,000 bush. wheat.

Schr. Blanche, Colborne, 6,883 bush. wheat.

Stm. bge. Bruno, Port Hope, 14,629 bush. wheat.

Schr. Laura, Toronto, 20,000 bush. wheat.

Schr. E. White, Toronto, 17,000 bush. wheat.

Schr. J.G. Worts, Toronto, 18,100 bush. wheat.

Schr. Fabiola, Whitby, 9,118 bush. wheat.

Schr. Ida Walker, Whitby, 8,000 bush. wheat.

Prop. Niagara, Toronto, 20,000 bush. wheat.

Schr. Clara Youell, Toronto, 17,000 bush. wheat.

Schr. Great Western, Port Hope, 10,000 bush. peas.

Tug G.D. Seymour, Ogdensburg, light.

Schr. O. Mowat, Fairhaven, light.

Schr. White Oak, Oswego, 100 bbls. cement.

p.3 Portsmouth Jottings - Mr. Mitchell, the owner of the Portsmouth Marine Railway, has again resumed operations and is setting it in order for spring work. There is still some of the M.T. Co.'s floating property here.


The schr. Gazelle is loading cedar posts for Toronto.

The steam barge Bruno and schr. Laura will probably go to Oswego to load coal for Toronto.

The schr. Oriental was placed in the Empire dry dock this morning for repairs. She was docked in two hours.

The tug Active, while having her boiler tested, met with an accident which will prevent her leaving port for a few days.

Capt. George Weese, of Rossmore, has purchased the schr. A.G. Ryan. He will be in Kingston on Wednesday to fit her out.

The eight vessels, grain laden, which arrived during Saturday and last night for the M.T. Co., will be unloaded tonight.

The owners of the new yacht which Cuthbert is building have decided to christen her Iolanthe - a fitting and proper name for a craft of her dimensions.

The schr. Cook, which loaded granite at Grindstone Island for Chicago, was not the schr. Sam Cook as some papers have reported. The latter craft is still sunk near Brockville.

The schr. Eureka left yesterday for Charlotte with posts at 80 (90 ?) cents a cord. The steam barge Nile and Bedford, from Deseronto, are in with lumber.

Here & There - M.T. Co. dock is 900 feet long.

- steam barge Indian and consort to Lake Michigan to load timber for Garden Island.

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British Whig (Kingston, ON), May 7, 1883