The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), June 7, 1884

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p.3 Here & There - The painters commenced work on the str. Rothesay today.


M.T. Co. - Arrivals: tug Glide, Montreal, four barges, light; tug Active, with schrs. Gaskin and Glenora, 80,000 bush. wheat.

Richardson & Son - Arrivals: barge Montreal, loading 150 tons of phosphate for Montreal. Departure - schr. Idlewild, Deseronto, 1,280 bush. wheat.

Work on Capt. Garret's new schooner at Deseronto is progressing with wonderful rapidity, the planking being completed, and other work progressing in proportion.

A steam hoisting machine which has been lying at the bottom of the lake inside of the Kingston & Pembroke R.R. track for years, was raised yesterday. Capt. J. Murray, assisted by J. Spence and the new gang of shovellers, raised it in 48 minutes. Capt. Murray is going to tender for the raising of the prop. Oneida.

The following vessels bring corn from Chicago to Kingston: schrs. Pewaukee, F.D. Barker, W.I. Preston, O.M. Bond, John Magee, Penokee, Westside. The Kingston bound craft will score a big advantage in the matter of up-bound freights, which are high. The rate offered for coal is $1.40 per ton from Kingston to Chicago.

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Rick Neilson
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), June 7, 1884