The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), Aug. 14, 1884

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The schr. White Oak is loading ore for Fair Haven.

The ( unreadable) came up the river, light, yesterday.

The schr. Ariadne cleared from Portsmouth for Oswego yesterday, light.

The sloop Lorraine has arrived at Rathbun's with wood from Deseronto.

The schr. Hyderabad left Portsmouth yesterday for Oswego, to load coal for Thorold.

The yachts Nora and Victoria are being repaired at Power's shipyard, and the Laura is being overhauled at Davis'.

Capt. Garrett's new steamer Ida, which takes the Ottawa route, will arrive here next week, and a week later will commence her trips.

The steamer Conqueror was launched on Tuesday off Power's ship yard, where she received a thorough overhauling. She is now in ordinary.

The steam barge Indian is unloading her lumber at Garden Island and her consorts, Southampton and R. Gaskin, are unloading at Collinsby.

The M.T. Co.'s arrivals are: tug Bronson, Montreal, six barges, light. Departures: tug Thompson, Oswego, three barges, and schr. Adamandora.

At Swift's the steamers Corsican, from Montreal; Algerian, from Toronto; Cuba, from Montreal; Dominion, from Toronto, called. The Cuba took on 30 tons of coal.

The str. Princess Louise today brought 240 boxes of cheese from Clayton and the Pierrepont 340 boxes from the Cape. They were reshipped by the G.T.R. to Ayer & Co., Montreal.

The steamer Crusoe which arrived at Swift's today, made the trip from Smith's Falls to Kingston, including many stoppages in twelve hours. She had to lock eighteen times; distance 72 miles.

On Wednesday afternoon the Hero and steamer Ontario started down the river about the same time. The Hero got away first. The Ontario did her level best to pass to pass the Hero. The Hero reached Clayton first, 100 yards ahead.

The rate on corn from Chicago to Kingston on Tuesday was 3 1/2 cents, free of canal tolls. The following were the charters for that day, all the vessels being bound for Kingston: schrs. Parana (sic), corn, 25,000 bush; W.I. Preston, wheat, 18,000 bush.; J.R. Noyes, wheat, 20,000 bush.; West Side, wheat, 21,000 bush.; Maumee Valley, corn, 22,000 bush.; Pewaukee, corn, 21,000 bush.; E.A. Vickery, corn, 22,000 bush.; O.M. Bond, corn, 22,000 bush.

Welland Canal.

Port Colborne, Aug. 11th - Passed up - schrs. F.J. King, Oswego to Sandusky, coal; S. Neelon, Kingston to Sandusky, light. Down - schrs. Bangalore, Toledo to Kingston, wheat; G.N. Neelon, Toledo to Kingston, timber; Jamaica, Chicago to Oswego, corn; prop. Scotia, Duluth to Kingston, wheat; prop. W.L. Frost, Chicago to Ogdensburg, general cargo.

Personal Column - Capt. C.A. Macdonnell, of Picton, is stopping at the City Hotel. His vessel, the Ocean Wave, is unloading wood at the Grove Inn.

p.3 The Boys On A Cruise - on yacht Victoria.

Pic-nicing On The Rideau - steam yacht Ione.

Prizes At Belleville Regatta -

Incidents Of The Day - Capt. John Irwin, of schr. Home, while trolling on Lake Ontario, caught 28 lb. salmon.

Canoe Association Races -

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Rick Neilson
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), Aug. 14, 1884