The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), July 26, 1883

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p.1 Rumors Of A Steamboat War - [Montreal Star]

p.2 Yacht Condor - list of crew.

Sabbath Desecration - tug Active and consort to pass through Welland Canal on Sunday.



The rate on wheat from Chicago to Kingston has advanced to 5 cents.

The tug F.A. Folger has been receiving repairs to her machinery while on the dry dock.

The tug D.G. Thompson was the finest craft, not the first, that Captain W.R. Taylor inspected.

The schr. Vienna, from Port Hope, 8,468 bush. wheat, and the schr. Kate Kelly, from Chicago, 16,171 bush. wheat, are in port.

The steam barge Indian and consorts are loading ties and lath for Charlotte. Fuel will be taken aboard for Escanaba. The vessels will bring back corn from Chicago.

The Chicago Inter-Ocean calls Captain Macdonald, of the tug McArthur, a true sailor in rescuing the tug Cummings and her consorts. It says the officials of Oswego are putting a premium on meanness.

The steam barge Industry, of Deseronto, has been fitted out with powerful cranes, derricks, etc, to be driven by steam power. She will be employed by the Rathbun Company for various purposes in connection with their operations on the Bay of Quinte.

The steam yacht Annie Gilbert came to Kingston last Friday evening to get inspected, and on her return home on Tuesday evening became disabled. The steam barge Thomas Kingsford passed the yacht just above McDonald's Cove. Captain Crawford asked for a tow, but the Kingsford refused being an American vessel. The str. Utica picked up the disabled craft shortly afterwards and towed her to Deseronto.

p.4 Examination of Vesselmen - rules and regulations.

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British Whig (Kingston, ON), July 26, 1883