The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), July 18, 1884

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The schr. J.G. Worts is at Garden Island.

The grain is being taken out of the Erie Queen.

A barge for the Rideau Canal is being built at Deseronto.

The rate to Kingston from Chicago is 3 1/2 cents for corn, and 3 3/4 cents for wheat.

The schr. Snowbird is delivering 148 tons of coal at Swift's, from Oswego.

The schr. Commanche, Chicago, 20,930 bush. corn, has reached Portsmouth.

The sloop Castleton has arrived with 230 boxes of cheese, consigned to Clayton.

Steamers calling at Swift's: prop. Scotia, Duluth; Canada, Montreal; Algerian, Montreal; Corsican, Toronto.

The barges Rideau, Cataraqui, No. 4, and Bertie have arrived in tow of tug Easton, laden with iron ore from the Gatineau. They are unloaded at the K. & P.R.R. Co.'s wharf.

The steamer Island Belle was put on the Empire dry dock yesterday and received a new wheel. The schr. Grantham will be hauled out on the same dock for general repairs today.

Capt. Garrett's new steamer is rapidly approaching completion at Deseronto. The boiler and engine, Brockville make, are now being put in. The boat will be out in a short time.

M.T. Co. - Arrivals: tug Jessie Hall, Montreal, 7 barges, light; prop. Cuba, Chicago, lightened 6,444 bush. Departures: tug Jessie Hall and four barges, Montreal, 88,000 bush. grain.

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British Whig (Kingston, ON), July 18, 1884