The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), Aug. 29, 1884

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p.3 Merchantmen At Sea - a cruise on yacht Laura.


The schr. Crosswaite left Portsmouth for Oswego yesterday.

The barge Kansas is undergoing repairs at the Montreal Transportation Co.'s yard.

Arrivals at Swift's - str. Corsican, Montreal; schr. B.W. Folger, Charlotte, 240 tons coal.

Forwarders are gloomy as to the prospects of the fall trade. They apprehend that it will not be brisk.

Capt. James Rardon, insurance agent, Buffalo, was in the city yesterday looking after the schr. Jessie Drummond.

The str. Rothesay retires from the Clayton and Montreal route on Saturday. The str. Prince Arthur will run the route tri-weekly.

Off Braddock's Point while the schr. J.T. Mott was booming along she struck heavily on a rock and slid over it. It was soon after discovered that she was leaking badly and a sail was fastened around the vessel's bottom. The vessel was accordingly headed for Charlotte which she reached in safety.

Arrivals at M.T. Co. - tug Active, six barges, Montreal, 200 tons steel rails for the Kingston & Pembroke R.R.; tug Thompson, Montreal, eight barges, light. Departures: tug Active, Montreal, schrs. Gaskin and Glenora, 1,500 tons coal, and barges Duluth and Oneida, 40,000 bushels of wheat; steam barge Lincoln and Lisgar, Welland Canal, light; schrs. Penokee and Pewaukee, Oswego, to load coal.

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Rick Neilson
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), Aug. 29, 1884