The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), June 12, 1884

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p.3 Sale of Damaged Grain - The damaged grain of the steambarge Enterprise, 2,892 bushels, was sold by auction at Portsmouth, yesterday afternoon. Capt. Gaskin purchased the lot giving 12 3/4 cents per bushel for 1,746 bushels, and 55 1/2 cents for 1,046 bushels.


The tug Glide and tow arrived in Oswego at 4 a.m.

The schr. Bolivia left today for Oswego, where she will load coal for Chicago.

Prop. Celtic, anchored at the foot of St. John's Island last night on account of the fog.

The steam yacht St. Catharines has arrived from the Thousand Islands for repairs.

Swift's dock - Arrivals: Algerian, Toronto; prop. Canada, Montreal; str. Corsican, Prescott.

The steamer Corsican, of the mail line, has changed her route. She will run in future from Prescott to Toronto.

M.T. Co. - Departures: str. Jessie Hall and four barges, Montreal, 85,000 bush. grain. The tug Glide, last night, left with barges to load 1,200 tons of coal.

The prop. California ran ashore during the gale of last Monday on Sand Beach, Lake Huron. She had on board a cargo of corn, which is expected to be a total loss.

The Richelieu & Ontario Company's daily service between Montreal and Toronto was begun yesterday for the season. The line is being opened with the steamers Corinthian, Corsican, Algerian and Cultivateur. The Passport is being fitted with a new engine frame at Sorel, and will not be ready to run until the 1st of July, when she will replace the Cultivateur.

Rathbun & Co. - Arrivals: sloop Idle Wild, Deseronto, lumber and shingles; Pilot, Deseronto, lumber and shingles; Lett's fleet (barges Quebec, Ontario and Manitoba), Ottawa, lumber and lath; schr. Gazelle, Gananoque, light. Departures: Two Brothers, Trenton, light; schr. Gazelle, Deseronto, light; Idle Wild, Wolfe Island, lumber; Tett's fleet, three barges, light; Annie M. Foster, lumber and lath, Oswego; and N.T. Greenwood, lumber, Oswego. The White Oak will load coal at Oswego for R. Crawford. Steambarge Nile and barges, Bedford, light.

Yacht Race Goes On - $100 granted to yacht club for race on Dominion Day.

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British Whig (Kingston, ON), June 12, 1884