The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), May 31, 1884

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It is reported that the steam yacht Rosamond has been sold to parties in Toronto.

The barge Active, of Deseronto, is being converted into cordwood. She was formerly a schooner, the Jones.

The cause of the shifting of the buoys in the Napanee River has been discovered. The chains were stolen off 14 of them.

Capt. Barney, who will run the steamer Ontario from Oswego to the Islands via Kingston, receives $75 per day during the season, and $1,500 bonds for the proper performance of his part of the contract.

An Order-in-Council has been passed changing the name of the steamer Edsall, employed in the Government survey of the Georgian Bay to the Bayfield, the change being as a compliment to Admiral Bayfield.

Arrivals at Rathbun's: schr. Freeman, Trenton, wood; Philo Bennett, Oswego, light; sloop Two Brothers, Deseronto, wood. The Philo Bennett is loading rails for Oswego. The schr. St. Louis is ready to start for Oswego with 300,000 ft. of lumber. The departures are: Tett's fleet of Manitoba, Ontario and Quebec, for Ottawa.

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Rick Neilson
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), May 31, 1884