The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), Oct. 4, 1884

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p.1 The Trent Valley - gives description of Murray Canal under construction - 6 dredges.



The prop. Cuba is shipping a wheel at Power's yard.

The schr. William Elgin has arrived with 200 tons of coal from Oswego.

The schr. H. Dudley sailed last night with 9,000 bushels of barley for Oswego.

The schr. White Oak is being recaulked, and prepared for the fall grain trade.

The schrs. Elgin, White Oak, Oliver Mowat and A. Falconer are awaiting charters.

The schr. Elgin has arrived at Breck & Booth's wharf with 200 tons of coal from Oswego.

The sloop Idle Wild is unloading 1,400 bush. peas from Wolfe Island at Richardson's.

The steamer Jessie Bain, of Clayton, now runs on the Cape Vincent-Alexandria Bay route, and for the present will make two trips per day.

The schr. Great Western went ashore on Wednesday night at Presque Isle, near the Scotch Bonnet. The schr. L.D. Bullock brought in the news.

The following boats reported at Swift's: str. Corsican, from Montreal; prop. California, from Cleveland; str. Corinthian, from Hamilton; prop. Dominion, from St. Catharines; prop. Celtic, from Hamilton.

The barge Jean Bart, of Montreal, which was lost off Oswego, while coal laden and in tow of the Cariboo, for Montreal, was found a few days ago on the shore 6 miles east of that place. Her bow is well out of water.

The Corsican arrived last evening from Montreal, but on account of the heavy gale she did not start out until after midnight. The Hero was also detained by the gale. She left for bay ports about 8:45.

The steamer St. Lawrence has arrived from Clayton and laid up here for the winter. She has had a successful season and shown herself to be the handsomest and fastest steamer on the river. She ran from Clayton to Kingston yesterday in 78 minutes.

ad - Change of Time - for str. Alexandria, Capt. Smith, for Montreal.

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British Whig (Kingston, ON), Oct. 4, 1884