The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), June 28, 1884

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Capt. Eldridge Kendell will take command of the Island Belle as soon as the str. St. Lawrence comes out. Capt. M.B. Estes will command the str. St. Lawrence and Eli Kendall will be the first officer.

The str. Rupert will arrive here on Sunday from Oswego in place of the str. Ontario which is not yet out.

Arrivals at Swift's wharf - prop. Celtic, Montreal; str. Corsican, Prescott; and str. Corinthian, Toronto.

The steambarge Nile and Bedford, and schrs. Two Brothers and Murray cleared from Rathbun's for Trenton today.

The steam yacht Lively, of Brockville, passed here yesterday en route to St. Catharines. Capt. Chesnut purchased her for $1,000. She will ply between St. Catharines and Port Dalhousie.

The str. Algerian, while going down the Cornwall Canal, veered and jammed her rudder against the masonry wall, throwing that important appendage ouf of gear.The steamer was detained in Matilda to repair the damage.

The Barge Lion - Painters have gone to work on the barge Lion which is to be blown up on Dominion Day. Capt. Gaskin says she will look well when finished. A smoke stack is to be put upon her and three masts and yards. She will be painted black with white posts and rigged like a man of war. The explosion will take place opposite the Shoal Tower.

Condensed Telegrams - Two fishing vessels, with five men aboard, have not been heard of since the late Erie, Pa. storm.

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Rick Neilson
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), June 28, 1884