The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), April 15, 1884

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(wrong date on top - says 17th)

p.1 District Dashes - 27 tons of sturgeon caught in Smith Bay, near Waupoos Island.

Minister of Marine & Fisheries - to present Miss Cross, of Lansdowne, with gold watch for rescuing Mr. Shipman.

p.2 (wrong date on top - says 17th)


The yacht Laura has been refitted.

Capt. Carson is fitting out the schr. Elgin.

Calvin & Son's fleet will leave on Thursday for Hamilton.

The yacht Emma will be fitted out by W. Shea next week.

Mr. Clarke, of Dickinson's Landing, went up for examination today for mate's papers.

Capt. Eccles expects to leave on Saturday next with the schr. L.D. Bullock for Oswego.

The schr. Jessie Breck is loading ore for Cleveland. She will leave as soon as the canal opens.

The schr. Bavaria is being dismasted at Garden Island. She will be one of the consorts of the D.D. Calvin.

The sloop Lorraine, Capt. J. Phillips, went to Long Island this morning to load grain for Richardson & Son.

The tug McArthur will leave in a day or two for Port Dalhousie, where she will pick up a raft for Collinsby.

The steambarge Indian left today with the schrs. Southampton and Robert Gaskin for Toronto and Hamilton. They load timber.

Messrs. Murphy & Pettigrew, owners of the Gipsy, arrived this afternoon with a crew. The steamer will probably leave tomorrow for Toronto.

The schr. Mary Foster left Belleville yesterday for Trenton in tow of the tug Eliza Bonar. The latter will tow the steam barge Saxon to Belleville. A new boiler is now on the dock for the Saxon.

The tug Proctor, owned by Hall & Co., Ogdensburg, arrived at Brockville today with the barges and Diamond (sic) and Johnson and picked up the schr. O.M. Bond. She will leave the latter at Oswego. The barges will load coal for Kingston.

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British Whig (Kingston, ON), April 15, 1884