The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), June 6, 1883

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p.2 Fabiola arrived from Port Hope with 9,100 bushels wheat arrived last night.



The schrs. Undine and Flora Carveth have arrived at Collinsby with staves from Hamilton.

The schr. Mary Taylor has arrived from Oswego with 200 tons of coal, for the Gas Company.

Calvin & Son's third raft, containing 18 drams of timber and staves, cleared yesterday for Quebec.

The prop. Acadia, from Chicago, arrived this afternoon and lightened some 5,000 bushels of wheat.

The steamer Princess Louise brought up 113 boxes of cheese from Clayton this morning to be shipped to Ayers of Montreal.

The tug Metamora and barges have cleared from Collinsby for Elk Rapids. The schrs. Arctic and Gulnair have sailed for a Western port.

The steamer Prince Arthur left last evening for Prescott, where she will connect with the Rothesay on the line from Clayton to Montreal.

The str. Hastings will soon be ready for service. Her first engagement will probably be in connection with the raising of the str. Conqueror, which lies in still water near Fisher's Landing.

The Canadian schooner Jessie Drummond takes hardwood lumber from Chicago to Quebec. She is now in dry dock at the Chicago Company's yard for overhauling preparatory to making the long voyage.

The prop. Persia from St. Catharines (Capt. Scott) is aground at the Ducks, near Gull Light. A telegram has been sent for a tug and lighter. The prop. Armenia and sloop Vision have gone up to the rescue. If the propeller cannot free herself a tug will be sent to her on its arrival from Montreal.

The schr. Eureka is loading 200,000 feet of lumber for Oswego. The schr. B.W. Folger will load ties for Charlotte, and the schrs. J.H. Breck, Annie Foster and Wm. Elgin iron ore for Fairhaven and Big Sodus. All these vessels have made contracts on p.t. which, when figured out, means "pretty tough."

Wind Wafts - The heavy winds are damaging the tug Conqueror, lying at the bottom of Whiskey Island. One smoke stack has been washed out.

The stone house of Clark & Robbins, Sackett's Harbor, was burned yesterday morning. Loss covered by insurance; 10,000 bushels of oats were destroyed.

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Rick Neilson
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), June 6, 1883