The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), Aug. 8, 1884

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p.3 A Yacht Filling With Water - Iris.

Boys Intoxicated - row on str. Hero on Bay of Quinte; Capt. Craig had to put two of them ashore.


The schr. Hyderabad is getting a new foretopmast at Portsmouth.

Capt. T. Connors piloted the steam yacht Iris down the river yesterday.

Capt. Garrett's new steamer Ida will be launched at Deseronto on the 16th inst.

The schr. B.W. Folger has arrived at Swift's with 281 tons of soft coal from Charlotte.

The prop. Cuba, which passed down the river last night, had more passengers than she had stateroom accommodation for.

The str. Ontario's main saloon is to be enclosed on the upper deck and more staterooms added. She is licensed to carry 300 passengers. Her schedule time is 14 miles per hour.

The steam yacht Albani narrowly escaped being run down by the str. Rothesay on Tuesday. The Captain of the latter states that his boat struck the Albani not one on it could have been saved.

Calling at Swift's - strs. Algerian, from Montreal; Passport, from Toronto; props. Cuba, from Chicago; Canada, from Chicago; Sumner, from Oswego; Ontario, from Alexandria Bay; Hero, from Belleville.

The M.T. Co.'s arrivals are as follows: props. Cuba, Chicago, 5,840 bushels of wheat; Canada, Toledo, 7,000 bushels of wheat; America, Chicago, 22,417 bushels corn; schrs. M.J. Cummings, Chicago, 22,417 (sic) bushels of corn; Nassau, Chicago, 21,000 bush. of wheat.

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British Whig (Kingston, ON), Aug. 8, 1884