The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), Oct. 31, 1883

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Seven vessels lie in Macdonald's Cove, wind bound.

The Celtic is on her way to Port Arthur with 16 tons of dynamite for John Ryan.

The schr. Morwood has cleared from Belleville for Walkerville with 20,000 bush. of rye.

The K. & M. barges, ashore below Cornwall, are chartered by the Ogdensburg Coal Towing Company.

The Corinthian is on her way down from Toronto. She will proceed to Sorel and go into winter quarters.

The prop. Acadia, from Duluth, yesterday lightened 2,000 bush. wheat at the M.T. Co.'s wharf and then proceeded to Montreal.

The tugs Bronson and Glide cleared today for Montreal with six and four barges respectively. These carried 200,000 bush. of grain.

D.E. Mundell has ceased to take lectures in the M.T. Co.'s office and commenced the study of medicine in the Royal College.

The schr. A.G. Ryan will have to be furnished with a new mainmast before she will be able to do anything more this season. Her present one was broken in the gale of the 29th.

The steambarge Reliance cleared yesterday from Belleville with lumber for Oswego. On her passenger list were twelve men who signed articles to work for Rathbun & Co. in Oswego during the remainder of the shipping season.

Mr. Calvin's men, who were at work, saw the accident to the str. Francis in the Lachine Rapids on Monday and promptly went with a raft and placed all the passengers on the island. The tug John A. Macdonald soon after conveyed them to Laprairie.

A raft of ten drams of timber, belonging to the Ontario Lumber Company, made at Belleville and yesterday in tow of the Ontario for Quebec, was broken up above Collinsby. Five drams were completely wrecked. The other five were towed into Collinsby. The loose timber has floated into the bay.

p.3 Inland Waterways - talk given by Hugh McLennan, President of Montreal Transportation Co. - a history of steamboating, canals, etc.

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British Whig (Kingston, ON), Oct. 31, 1883