The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), Oct. 9, 1883

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p.2 Very Latest Newsy Items - Capt. Sweet, of Carthage, owner of the steamers John Thorn and Maynard, will build another large steamer this winter to run on the St. Lawrence, in connection with the Utica Road.

Today's Marine News.

There have been no arrivals for the past few days.

The steamer Celtic, from Chicago, arrived this morning and lightened 6,300 bush. wheat.

The new tug building at Buffalo for Geo. Hall & Co., of Ogdensburg, to replace the burned Gardner, is finished.

The steamer Princess Louise will lay up in a few days. The Pierrepont is taking her place on the Gananoque route.

The Captain of the steambarge Anglin is now loading coal at Crawford's for customers along the Rideau Canal. He will take down a full cargo.

A raft of square timber for Calvin & Son, while in tow of the John A. Macdonald, got across the wreck of the Ottawa in the Richelieu, and got broken up. The timber was, however, all subsequently secured, and most of it went down next morning with the Macdonald. A crib or two yet remain, which are going down with the tug Ida.

The contract for the route between Alexandria Bay and Cape Vincent, to make connections with the Rome and Watertown railroad, has been awarded to Folger Bros., of Kingston. They will put a new side-wheel steamer on the route at the commencement of next season. The new boat will be between 125 and 140 feet long and 24 feet beam.

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British Whig (Kingston, ON), Oct. 9, 1883