The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), Aug. 13, 1884

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The schr. Jessie Bain left the dry dock today.

The schr. Elgin cleared for New Haven yesterday.

The tug Edmondon (sic) is on the dry dock getting a new shoe, stem iron, etc.

The str. Passport passed down this morning with a large number of passengers aboard.

The str. Algerian, Montreal, and prop. Persia, from St. Catharines, touched at Swift's today.

One captain at Chicago, on Monday, was offered the going rate on corn to Kingston, and he refused to accept it, saying that he would rather keep his vessel in Chicago all summer than sail her to Kingston at a loss.

On Saturday afternoon the schr. Paragon, aground near the Nine Mile Light, was released. About twenty-five tons of her cargo were taken off, after which the vessel pulled off easily by the windlass. She then spread her sails and went down the river.

At Rathbun's wharf the only arrival was the steam-barge Freemason, Trenton, wood. The schr. Storrs is loading lath for Charlotte. Departures: steambarge Reliance, Oswego, lumber; schr. Philo Bennett, Oswego, lumber; tug Easton and four barges, Trenton, light.

The M.T. Co.'s arrivals are: schr. Blake, Chicago, 22,480 bush. corn; she is on her way to Edwardsburg, where she will lighten her cargo; tugs Glide and Thompson, 13 barges, Montreal, light. Departures: tug Active and three barges, Charlotte, light, to load coal; tug Active and two barges, Oswego, light, to load coal.

Incidents Of The Day - Capt. J. Donnelly left for Toronto today to negotiate for a steamer with which, in connection with his pumps, to carry on the wrecking business.

The Maud's Excursion - postponed till Friday, to be taken by str. Island Belle, Capt. Kendall.

Another Excursion In The City - on Island Belle from Sackett's Harbor and Henderson.

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Rick Neilson
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), Aug. 13, 1884