The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), Aug. 9, 1884

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The schr. American has gone to Oswego to load coal.

The schr. Jessie Breck is loading ore at the K. & P. spile dock.

The schrs. Elgin and Foster cleared yesterday for Cleveland with coal.

The strs. Corsican, Montreal, and Algerian, Toronto, called at Swift's yesterday.

The steam-barge Enterprise, from Toronto, is unloading 26,000 bushels of wheat at the M.T. Co.'s dock.

The steam-barge Freemason is unloading mill wood at the Grove Inn dock. She will clear for Deseronto tonight.

Steamers calling at Gunn's wharf: Alexandria, from Montreal; Ontario from Oswego; Sumner, from Alexandria Bay; Sport, from Sport Island; and Hero, from Belleville.

The tug Thompson arrived last night with six barges last night. The same str. and the Active left this morning with ten barges, carrying 100,000 bushels of wheat and corn and 1,800 tons of coal, for Montreal.

On Thursday the schr. Erie Queen, which was sunk near the Five Mile Lighthouse, was successfully raised by Capt. Merriman. She is now at the water works dock, and will go to Ogdensburg, where she will undergo repairs.

The schr. Paragon, with 360 tons of coal, consigned to Brockville, about midway between Dark Island and Nine Mile Light, on Thursday, went upon a shoal. The pilot, a Kingston man, was just coming about, when the shoal was encountered. The schooner had therefore little headway and went on easily. She is about two feet out forward, and has not leaked a drop. The cargo will be either lightened or the vessel pulled off as she is. The Paragon was built at Oshawa in 1852, rebuilt in 1865, is owned by Dougherty, of Toronto, and registers 214 tons.

Belleville Regatta - results.

p.3 Captain Donnelly's Opinion - Capt. Donnelly says the new str. St. Lawrence can carry more passengers with safety and make better time than any other steamer on the river. Capt. Pierce, her builder, deserves credit for the satisfaction the boat has given.

Incidents Of The Day - Messrs. Campbell & Knight are repairing the Queen's dock, Portsmouth.

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British Whig (Kingston, ON), Aug. 9, 1884