The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), July 3, 1884

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p.3 A Dredge Goes Eastward - The new dredge John R. Arnoldi, built at Tonawanda, N.Y., for Nicholson & Allen, Edwardsburg canal contractors, passed east on Sunday evening in tow of the Ontario. The passage from the Welland Canal to Kingston was made in 24 hours.

Incidents Of The Day - J. Reynolds, captain of the barge Twilight, says that he saw last week at Seeley's Bay a snake ten feet long.


The yacht Cygnet is in the harbour. She is one of the best of the Toronto fleet.

The schr. Eliza White is discharging coal at Breck & Booth's wharf, and the schr. Fabiola at the penitentiary.

The rate to Kingston from Chicago on corn is 3 7/8 cents. The prop. W.L. Frost brings down 40,000 bushels.

The str. St. Lawrence will be ready for service on the 10th. Either Roadley or Haight, well-known caterers, will act as steward of her.

The steamer Norseman made the run from Port Hope to Charlotte on Saturday last in less than five hours. This was the fastest time this season.

The steamer Rothesay made the run from Kingston to Gananoque, 18 miles, in 1 hour and 8 minutes. The Brockville Recorder fixes the distance at 28 miles.

Folger Bros. have chartered the schr. Belle Mitchell to carry coal from Oswego to Chicago at $1.70 per ton, and the schr. American, coal from Oswego to Ernestown, at $1.90 per ton.

Arrivals: schr. Ademandora, Chicago, 21,000 bush. wheat; White Star, Chicago, 22,000 bush. corn; Belle Mitchell, Chicago, 21,500 bush. wheat; Bangalore, Chicago, 23,000 bush. corn; prop. Armenia, Chicago, 18,490 bush. corn; schr. Itaska, Chicago, 21,900 bush. corn; tug Thompson and three barges, Oswego, 1,500 tons coal.

Departures: tugs Jessie Hall and five barges, Montreal, 83,000 bush. grain; tug Active and schrs. Gaskin and Glenora, Toledo, light; schr. Philo Bennett, Oswego, lumber; tug Thompson and barges, Montreal, 46,000 bush. grain, 1,500 tons railroad iron.

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British Whig (Kingston, ON), July 3, 1884