The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), Aug. 16, 1884

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p.2 Pt. Vivian Accident - to str. Rothesay.

Mercey Drowning - letter to editor about role played by crew of yacht Condor.



The steam barge Anglin is loading coal for Westport.

The schr. Gazelle and sloop Glasgow have arrived from Deseronto, for Rathbun & Co.

The schr. Oliver Mowat has arrived light from Hamilton. She will load ore for Fairhaven.

Calling at Swift's the strs. Passport, from Montreal; Corinthian, from Toronto; prop. Dominion, from Montreal.

The steam yacht Evangeline, belonging to the Bishop of Algoma, which left Kingston recently, has safely reached Sault Ste. Marie.

A barge is being built at Garden Island 178 feet long, 31 feet wide, and 11 feet deep. She will carry 1,000 tons of coal at ten feet and 800 at nine.

The Central Ontario Railway is shipping a large quantity of iron ore to American ports. The long dock at Weller's Bay has always vessels at it loading ore.

The tug Active will arrive from Charlotte tomorrow with four barges and 2,400 tons of coal. Some 600 tons will be retained by the company, and 1,800 tons will go to Montreal.

The str. Lancet has been chartered for a number of days by Charles G. Emery, a wealthy New York gentleman, who owns a beautiful island just opposite Clayton. The Rev. Theodore Cuyler, of New York, is now the guest of Mr. Emery.

M.T. Co.'s arrivals - The tug Thompson, Montreal; Jessie Hall, six barges, light, Montreal; prop. Shickluna, Detroit, lightened 4,200 bushels of wheat; schr. Shandon, Toledo, 23,150 bushels of wheat; schr. Willie Keller, Detroit, 16,640 bushels of wheat.

Incidents Of The Day - The keeper of the Pigeon Island light caught 140 bass and a 28 lb. muscalonge last Monday. The entire catch was taken from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.

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Rick Neilson
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), Aug. 16, 1884