The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), Sept. 11, 1884

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The steamer Prince Arthur has been taken off her regular route between Clayton and Montreal.

The schr. Polly M. Rogers is in port with 22,625 bush. corn for the Montreal Transportation Company.

The yacht Annie Laurie has been sold by John Greenway, of Syracuse, to Cape Vincent parties for $5,000.

The tug H.A. Calvin, taking Irwin's timber from Belleville to Quebec, has nine drams in tow. The towing costs $170 per dram.

The steamer Hastings has returned from Toronto where she had a successful season. She will be engaged in wrecking for the balance of the season.

The steamer St. Lawrence, while proceeding to Clayton last evening at 9 o'clock, ran aground near the Thousand Island Park. She is out two feet. The str. Hastings has left to pull the vessel off. The steamer is not hurt, and she is taking in no water.

The schr. W.R. Taylor has sunk in 14 feet of water, loaded with steel rails for the Canadian Pacific Railway at Heron Bay, Lake Superior. The captain abandoned her to the underwriters. The Taylor had evidently reached her destination, as other vessels from this port have unloaded at Heron Bay. She is 322 tons burden, was built in 1877, and registered in Picton.

p.3 Running The Rapids On A Raft - W. Leslie (sic - Lesslie), of the Collins Bay Rafting Co., accompanied by Mr. George Blaiklock, of Montreal, Mr. & Mrs. Caulkins, of Boston, Mass., and two children ran the Lachine Rapids on a raft of timber Tuesday morning. Perhaps, with the exception of Mrs. Leslie, Mrs. Caulkins is the only lady that ever made the trip in this way. Joseph Thompson, of the Whig, and his brother, of the firm of Hendry Bros., also ran the rapids on a raft this week.

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Rick Neilson
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), Sept. 11, 1884