The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), June 9, 1884

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p.3 Royal Mail Line - daily line starts tomorrow.


Work on the Murray Canal is being pushed ahead.

The prop. Persia and str. Corsican, from Montreal, passed up yesterday, calling at Swift's.

The steamer Island Belle will come to Kingston tomorrow and be hauled on Frazer's dry dock.

The schr. Foster arrived at the ferry wharf today with 270 tons coal from Charlotte for Folger Bros.

The schr. William Elgin is at Breck & Booth's wharf discharging 300 tons of coal which she brought from Oswego.

The schr. Grantham has been chartered to carry pine timber from Frankfort, Michigan, to Collinsby at $75 per 1,000 cubic feet.

The K. & M. F. Co., Portsmouth - Arrivals: steambarge Enterprise, Duluth, 46,000 bush. wheat; schr. O. Mitchell, Chicago, 22,000 bush. corn.

Richardson & Son - Arrivals: sloop Home is loading 1,700 bush. wheat for Deseronto; sloop Sydney, Trenton, 25,000 ft. lumber for McRossie.

A raft for Rathbun & Co. has arrived from Pike Falls. It contains 14,000 ties. Part of them have been sold to the Grand Trunk R.R. Co. The balance goes to Oswego.

Rathbun Co. - Arrivals: scow Two Brothers, Trenton, lath; sloop Murray, Trenton, wood; sloop Home, Deseronto, lumber. Departures: Pilot, light, Deseronto.

M.T. Co. - Arrivals: schr. Greenwood, Toronto, 9,000 bush. wheat; schr. White Oak, Toronto, 12,000 bush. wheat; tug Active, Glenora and Gaskin, 80,000 bush. wheat.

On Saturday evening the hands employed on the tug Active, and schrs. Gaskin and Glenora, were paid off. The boats will be laid up as the company has nothing for them to do at present.

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Rick Neilson
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), June 9, 1884