The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), July 11, 1883

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The tug H.A. Calvin cleared for Montreal with six barges, having 100,000 bush. wheat and 100 tons phosphate.

The schrs. G.M. Neelon and S. Neelon, steambarges Ark and Albion have arrived at Garden Island, timber laden from Toledo.

The steambarge Conqueror has been successfully placed on the ways at Power's ship yard. Repairs are now being made. The outfit and overhauling will cost between $5,000 and $6,000.

The schooner Beals, from Milwaukee to Kingston, with wheat, in passing through the canal struck the walls at the entrance to lock 24, and started leaking badly. They are drawing the water off one of the levels to get the leak stopped.

The following are the arrivals for the K. & M. Forwarding Company: Schr. Itaska, Chicago, 23,400 bush. wheat; schr. E.P. Beals, Milwaukee, 22,700 bush. wheat; schr. Mary Lyn, Milwaukee, 22,700 bush. wheat; prop. Alma Munro, Milwaukee, lightened 5,800 bush. wheat; prop. California, Chicago, lightened 6,000 bush. wheat.

p.3 Police Court - charges against Capt. of schr. Cecilia settled out of court.

Here & There - Dominion Gov't has purchased two life boats for service at Prince Edward County on Lake Ontario.

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British Whig (Kingston, ON), July 11, 1883