The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), April 23, 1884

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p.3 Accident At Picton - man hurt by fender of str. Hero.

Here & There - The Detroit Dry Dock Company have contracted with the Chicago and Ogdensburg line to build two more steamships of the same dimensions as the Haskell and Averell. Work will be commenced on the new craft this summer.


The schr. Acacia is fitting out.

The tug D.G. Thomson (sic - Thompson) was launched yesterday.

The prop. Celtic will leave Hamilton on May 1st on her way down.

B.W. Folger is loading 8,000 bushels of rye at Richardson & Sons' dock.

The schr. Belle, of Port Dover, has arrived at Rathbun's wharf with 49,000 feet of pine timber.

The steamer Reindeer, launched at Davis' yard yesterday, will make its trial trip on Thursday.

The sailors are going to organize a lacrosse club, with J. Quartz as captain and P. Morahan as pitcher.

The schrs. Glenora and Gaskin were towed to the M.T. Co's wharf from below the bridge today.

The steam barges Belle Wilson and Thompson Kingsford, light, have passed up to Trenton to load lumber.

The str. Proctor arrived at the M.K. and M.T. Co.'s wharf from Ogdensburg yesterday, having in tow the schr. J. Matthew, light. After adding to her tow the barges Cherokee and Huron the steamer proceeded to Charlotte where the vessel and barges load coal, consigned to Brockville. The barge Huron, it may be said, has had masts and sails placed in her this season.

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British Whig (Kingston, ON), April 23, 1884