The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), Sept. 18, 1883

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The schr. O'Gorman, ashore near Belleville, has been taken off.

The A.G. Ryan is loading at Belleville, as also is the Olivia, with lumber and brick, for Kingston.

The str. Prince Arthur will run every other day between Clayton and Montreal for a few weeks.

The schr. Edward Blake obtained 9 cents on corn to Prescott from Chicago, the highest rate through the Welland Canal since 1879.

The harbour is extremely quiet except for the sound of the mall in repairs being made to vessels preparing for the Fall gales.

The str. Carleton was hauled out at R. Davis' shipyard today for a general overhauling. She is owned by Rev. Mr. Gexner. She will be laid up all winter.

The tug D.G. Thompson is now on the Empire Dry Dock receiving a new wheel. The prop. Prussia will discharge her grain here and then go on the dry dock for general repairs.

It is rumored that the Kingston and Montreal Forwarding Company intend shortly to move to Portsmouth, where they will carry on their business. They can afford to be generous, therefore, in the matter of city taxes.

R. Davis has a contract to build a fast boat for the Bay of Quinte route.

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Rick Neilson
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), Sept. 18, 1883