The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), Aug. 3, 1883


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MARINE NEWS.

The barge London brought up from Montreal 55 tons of pipes, for the Water Works Company.

The tug Glide has cleared for Montreal with six barges, 120,000 bushels of grain and 100 tons of phosphate.

The schr. F.D. Barker, Toledo, with 21,000 bush. corn, has arrived for the Kingston & Montreal Forwarding Company.

The schr. Belle Mitchell, from Chicago, with 22,000 bush. of wheat, has arrived at the Montreal Transportation Company's wharf.

Ex-Mayor Comstock has purchased from Henry Beauchemin, of Sorel, the steam yacht Albani. The craft is a magnificent one. The price is $8,000.

Yesterday a barge arrived here with 250 tons of rails for the Kingston & Pembroke R.R. These only were saved out of the 4,000 tons lost while crossing from England.

The propeller Anna Smith, with two schooners in tow, struck on a shoal below Thousand Island Park yesterday. The Smith attempted to run on the wrong side of the buoy. It will be several days before she can be taken off.

p.3 Belleville Regatta -

Going To Cobourg - for Regatta.


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Date of Original:
Aug. 3, 1883
Local identifier:
KN.14749
Language of Item:
English
Donor:
Rick Neilson
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Public domain: Copyright has expired according to the applicable Canadian or American laws. No restrictions on use.
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), Aug. 3, 1883