The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), July 8, 1884

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The schr. B.W. Folger is loading ore for Fairhaven.

The prop. Oneida was towed into Clayton on Saturday.

The schrs. Annandale and Breck are loading iron ore for Cleveland at 70 cents per ton.

Rathbun's - departures: sloops T. Smith, light, Deseronto; Pilot ?

The tug Jessie Hall and three barges left today with 50,000 bush. of wheat and corn for Montreal.

The steambarge Clinton has arrived from Duluth with 17,000 bush. wheat. She left her consort, the Grimsby, in the Welland Canal.

J. Sughrue, while assisting to unload the schr. Bessie Berwick yesterday, was struck with a timber dog and had one of his front teeth knocked out.

The str. Corinthian was struck by lightning on Friday night, while passing through a heavy storm near Alexandria. The bowsprit was shattered, but otherwise no damage was done.

Rathbun's dock - arrivals: barges Manitoba, Ontario and Quebec (Tett's fleet), Ottawa, 1,185,900 lath, and 132,000 feet of lumber. The schr. Eliza White is loading lumber for Oswego; the schr. A.M. Foster lath for Oswego; the schr. Flora Carveth, lath for Charlotte.

The schr. Erie Queen went down near the Five Mile Lighthouse. She is owned by Capt. J. Braund, of Port Hope, and was bound for Prescott with 15,500 bushels of wheat. The vessel and cargo are insured. It is the intention of the Captain to have her raised immediately.

p.3 Arrested For Crimes - Capt. Kennedy, of schr. Annie Foster, saw two thieves attempting to break into trunk and rob sailor.

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British Whig (Kingston, ON), July 8, 1884