The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), May 24, 1884

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The steamer Ida will be built by July 1st at Deseronto.

The schr. Polly Rogers will be taken from Cape Vincent to Oswego for repairs.

Two inspectors of customs have been detailed to examine coastwise vessels and report their cargoes to the custom house, in order that they may be added to the exports from this port. Vessels have cleared from Ogdensburg and Cape Vincent for upper lake ports and stopped at Oswego for coal. As a result the coal was not accounted for at any port.

M.T. Co. - Arrivals: schr. Watertown, Chicago, 21,000 bush. No. 2 wheat; schr. Freeman, Whitby, 11,800 bush. peas. The Active and tow arrived at Port Colborne last night. They are expected here tomorrow. The tug Thompson will probably leave tomorrow night with three barges, laden with 1,800 tons of coal, and one barge with 21,000 bush. wheat for Montreal.

Rathbun's wharf - The schr. Magdala 173,000 feet of pine lumber for B.W. Rathbun & Co., of Oswego. Sloop Two Brothers arrived with mill wood, and the sloop Jessie is loading shingles for Clayton. The schr. F. Smith has left with lumber for the canal today.

Monday's Yacht Race - The third class boats entered for the yacht race on Monday are: Wide-Awake, Kelpin, Amelia, Belladonna, Merlin, Active and Ulanda. The yacht Amelia is owned by John Fisher, of Portsmouth. She has been repainted, and has received new canvass. The other yachts have also been overhauled and will look neat and trim in the race - the first of a series for a silver cup.

visit of Vice-Regal party to Kingston, tour Thousand Islands on Maud (Capt. Hinckley and steward Mr. Roadley); depart on str. Algerian for Montreal.

May 26, 1884

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Rick Neilson
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), May 24, 1884