The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), Dec. 4, 1883

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p.2 To Owners and Captains of Vessels - The undersigned is prepared to effect insurance against fire on vessels laid up in winter quarters and also sails, canvas, etc., stored away for the winter. J.P. Gildersleeve, General Insurance Agent, office 42 Clarence Street.

p.3 A Good Tow Boat - Messrs. Hall & Co's new tug, the Proctor, is doing some fast work. She left Oswego with the barges Mohawk and Tuscarora, light, and took them to Cape Vincent in 6 hours 22 minutes. She has also towed three loaded barges, the Mohawk, Huron and Tuscarora, from Cape Vincent to Oswego, in eight hours against a strong head wind. (replaced burned tug Gardner ?)

Here & There - The schooner B.W. Folger brings coal from Oswego to Kingston.

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British Whig (Kingston, ON), Dec. 4, 1883