The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), July 29, 1884

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The schr. Philo Bennett cleared for Oswego today.

The schr. Grantham is loading 600 tons of ore for Ashtabula.

The sloop Jessie arrived at Eilbeck's today with brick from Napanee.

A car load of withes arrived today from River Burdette, Quebec, for Garden Island.

The tug Easton and four barges left today for Belleville, there to load slabs for the Rathbun Co.

The steambarge Nile left Richardson's dock yesterday with 4,000 bush. of wheat for Deseronto.

Mr. Russell, of Ottawa, arrived in the city today. He came up the Rideau in his steam yacht Vesper.

At Swift's wharf the following steamers called: prop. Dominion, Montreal; Algerian, Toronto; Corinthian, Montreal.

The Garden Island wreckers have successfully raised the steamer Conqueror and placed her on the ways at Power's shipyard, where she will be repaired.

The tug McArthur, while on the way up from Quebec, released the steamer Trois Riviers, aground below Montreal. The craft had been pulled at by the str. Canada until the bulwarks of the latter were considerably torn. The McArthur placed the disabled steamer in deep water with one pull.

Incidents Of The Day - Capt. Donnelly is getting a steam pump from Port Hope.

Sailors At The Bat - have formed two baseball clubs, the Jack Tars and Deep Sea Nine.

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Rick Neilson
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), July 29, 1884