The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), July 16, 1884

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p.2 A Bishop's Yacht - Evangeline, formerly Zenobia - description - built at Cowes, Isle of Wight in 1870.

The Canal Dues - Government omitted to include peas for reduction.

p.3 A Little Breeze - over using fire engine to pump out barges.


The yacht Nora left yesterday for Oswego.

The schr. B.W. Folger is chartered to carry ore to Charlotte.

The prop. Lincoln and barge Lisgar arrived this afternoon with 40,000 bush. grain.

The prop. Oneida is now ready for transport to Buffalo, where she will be docked.

The Maud brought 120 boxes of cheese from the Cape last evening. They were shipped to Montreal today.

The strs. Corsican, from Toronto; Persia, from St. Catharines; and Lake Ontario, from Hamilton, called at Swift's last night and today.

Rathbun & Co.'s wharf - The steam barge Nile and barge Bedford have arrived from Trenton with wood, and the schr. Gazelle has sailed for Deseronto light.

The prop. Canada ? (unreadable) reef of rocks at the foot of the Lachine canal, but was got off. It required three tugs to do the work, and before they moved the vessel they parted all of their hawsers.

Talk Of The People - that the insurance men will make considerable money if they can enforce the new rule which establishes only average losses on entire cargoes of grain sent from Kingston to Montreal by barge.

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Rick Neilson
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), July 16, 1884