The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), Oct. 10, 1883

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Today's Marine News.

The schr. Mitchell was today chartered to carry ore to Cleveland for 78 cents per ton.

The schr. Oliver Mowat is loading iron ore at the Grand Trunk esplanade for Cleveland.

The steam barge Resolute, laden with ash lumber from Rathbuns, left for Oswego today.

The schr. Midland Rover, from Ashland, Lake Superior, in a big blow two weeks ago, bound down, laden with deals, lost a portion of her deck load.

The schr. Nellie Theresa, Chicago, 215 tons coal; the Jessie Macdonald, Oswego, 170 tons coal, and the H.M. Ballou, Sodus, 115 tons coal, have arrived. All the coal is consigned to R. Crawford.

The following are the arrivals for the Montreal Transportation Co.: schr. M.A. Muir, Chicago, 22,400 bush. corn, and schr. Belle Mitchell, Chicago, 21,696 bush. corn. The prop. Lake Michigan, from Chicago, lightened 6,000 bush. corn and proceeded on her way to Montreal.

The steamer R. Anglin left for points on the Rideau Canal with a great cargo of coal and general merchandise. The fall traffic on the canal is so large that Capt. Hurley thinks of chartering a barge and towing her behind the Anglin.

The props California and Europe, from Chicago, lightened 6,000 bushels corn at the Kingston & Montreal Forwarding Co.'s wharf. For the same Company the following arrivals are reported: Schrs. Hoboken, Chicago, 20,000 bush wheat; Penokee, Chicago, 21,901 bush. corn; Samana, Chicago, 19,165 bush. do.

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British Whig (Kingston, ON), Oct. 10, 1883