The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), May 13, 1884

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The schrs. Bangalore and Hyderabad are among the vessels not fitted out at Chicago.

Swift's dock - Arrivals - str. Alexandra, Trenton; Mary A. Lydon, 500 tons of soft coal.

The sloop Sovereign arrived at the ferry dock today from the Rideau Canal with 70 cords of wood.

The barge Toledo, which has been on the ways at Portsmouth for some time, undergoing extensive repairs, was launched yesterday.

Capts. Lundy and Parkison have arrived from Toronto to take the D.C. West to Toronto. She will run between that city and the island as an excursion boat.

Richardson's wharf - Arrivals - tug Peerless and barge Otonabee, 4,500 bushels rye, from Oliver's Ferry. Departures - barge William, for Brockville, 18,000 bush. rye.

The schr. Eliza Fisher en route to Portsmouth from Cobourg, will be hauled out at Mitchell's yard and thoroughly overhauled. Mr. Mitchell says that as soon as he is through with her he will repair a dredge belonging to Silcox & Mowery and four scows which will be used on the Murray Bay Canal work.

M.T. Co.'s wharf - One of the elevators handled 16,000 bush. peas in three hours yesterday. Capt. Gaskin says the new gang of shovellers work like chain lightning. The prop. Alma Munro, from Chicago, lightened 8,000 bush. of wheat and proceeded to Montreal. The tug Jessie Hall left for Montreal with four barges, carrying a combined cargo of 80,000 bush. corn and rye. The Active and tow, (Gaskin and Glenora) started for Toledo for corn.

Portsmouth Council - ..."The Clerk complained that he had not received the lease of the long pier, which he had sent to Mr. Gunn, M.P., to sign on behalf of the K. & M.F. Co. some time ago. The Council decided to wait a little longer for it."

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Rick Neilson
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), May 13, 1884