The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), July 26, 1884

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p.3 Yacht Races In Belleville and Kingston - Kingston races postponed, but not Belleville's - a little ill will.


The schr. Oliver Mowat has arrived with 600 tons of coal for Swift.

The rate on wheat from Chicago to Kingston continues at 4 cents per bushel.

The schr. Garibaldi is ashore on the Sister Rocks, Sault River. She is owned in Hamilton.

The tug Active left Charlotte this morning for Oswego to bring three barges and 1,801 tons of coal to this port.

The tug A.W. Wright left today with the wrecked schr. Senator Blood for Collinsby where she unloads her cargo of staves.

The str. Sir Leonard Tilley arrived today with 40,000 bushels of wheat from Chicago. This is the new propeller, built by Mr. Neelon, of St. Catharines. She has just completed her first round trip. She is 180 feet long and 35 ft. 6 in. beam. Her engine is 110 (140 ?) horse power.

Yesterday the steamers Corinthain and St. Lawrence left Alexandria Bay together. At Cherry Island the St. Lawrence attempted to pass but was crowded to the shore and had her rail slightly damaged by a collision with the mail steamer. The St. Lawrence, however, made her stops and beat the mail boat to Clayton.

A Barge Hand Drowned - A man named Derouche, a deck hand on the barge Glengarry, owned by the M.T. Co., is reported to be drowned off the barge while at Cote St. Paul late last night. It is believed that the young man was running along the bank of the canal with a rope when he suddenly missed his footing and fell in. The body has not been recovered.

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Rick Neilson
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), July 26, 1884