The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), July 15, 1884

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The schr. B.W. Folger, 250 tons grate coal, is at Swift's.

The Conqueror, sunk at Garden Island, will be raised in a few days.

Two barges, owned by the K. & M.F. Co., Portsmouth, are loading iron rails for Montreal.

A dredge scow, belonging to Mr. Arnoldi, was towed here by the str. Hastings a few days ago from Buffalo. Capt. Gaskin has contracted to have her taken to Morrisburg for $75. She leaves today.

The Princess Louise (line unreadable) a river boat, is not surpassed for speed or convenience. Capt. H.C. Rothwell has made the little steamer very popular. She made the trip from Gananoque to Kingston Monday in one hour and forty minutes.

Arrivals: schr. J.R. Noyes, Chicago, 20,820 bush. corn; schr. H.M. Score, Chicago, 20,087 bush. wheat; schr. Oliver Mitchell, Chicago, 21,995 bush. corn; schr. G.B. Sloan, Chicago, 21,418 bush. corn; schr. Dundee, Toronto, lightened 10,294 bush. oats; tug Thompson and barges, Oswego, 1,500 tons coal.

p.3 Looking For A Tug - S.J. Ritchie, of Akron, Ohio, the owner of very important mines back of Trenton, is in the city. He is endeavoring to secure a tug to ply about Weller's Bay, the terminus of the Central Ontario Railway whence the ore shipments will be made.

The Vessel Approved Of - The government inspector examined the str. St. Lawrence at Clayton yesterday and pronounced her satisfactory in all points. She was certified as capable of carrying 915 passengers. The furniture is now being put aboard and the steamer will begin her trips this week.

Portsmouth Council's Actions - The long wharf at Portsmouth has been leased to the K. & M. F. Co. for six years, the lease to begin from the time the company began to occupy it. The rent will be $5 for the first year and $45 per year for the remainder of the term of occupation.

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Rick Neilson
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), July 15, 1884