The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), June 23, 1883

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The schr. Marie Annette, from Port Hope, with 12,000 bushels of wheat, has arrived at the M.T. Co.'s wharf.

The yacht Iolanthe, of Belleville, has been launched. She will don her canvas, made by Oldrieve & Horn, on Tuesday, and later on make a trial trip.

Peter Mitchell, of Portsmouth, has thoroughly repaired and refitted his shipyard. The railway is now in a condition to accommodate any vessel sailing in Lake Ontario.

The carriers of lumber from Kingston to American ports have been working at a loss. Had they held out for stiff prices the dealers would have had to give it to them, as the lumber has to be moved.

The steamer Hastings has gone to South Bay Point, where the schr. Eliza Quinlan is ashore. The vessel has been lying for a long time upon it. The schooner will be brought here for repairs.

Tall Running - The steamer Hero made one trip to Belleville and back and two trips to Picton and back, between Thursday afternoon and Saturday morning. It is believed that this is the best yet on the Bay.

ad - Wednesday, June 27th - Excursion To Alexandria Bay - on Maud.

ad - Dominion Day - Excursion To Brockville - on Hero.

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Rick Neilson
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), June 23, 1883