The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), Oct. 6, 1884

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The tug Heney and fleet, from the same place, brought 235,000 feet of lumber.

The ferry steamers carried 250 people to and from the city on Saturday last.

The schrs. Gaskin and Glenora are loading 2,000,000 feet of lumber for Oswego.

The schr. Gearing cleared for Wellington on Saturday night. She loads barley for Oswego.

The tug Col. By and barges have arrived at Rathbun's, from Ottawa with 175,000 feet of lumber.

The following touched at Swift's: props. Persia, Montreal; Armenia, Montreal; Algerian, Montreal.

The sloop Minnie, on Saturday, discharged 1,500 bushels of peas and 1,200 bushels of oats at the Atlantic elevator.

The tug Thompson arrived this morning with seven barges and a pin plat, light, from Montreal. The barges will load deal for Oswego.

The prop. Acadia, Duluth, lightened 4,000 bushels of wheat; prop. Canada, Duluth, 6,500 bushels of wheat, and schr. Westside, Chicago, 19,111 bushels of wheat at the M.T. Co. today.

p.3 Another New Steamer - A neat looking little steamer, called the Alaska, arrived at Swift's wharf this morning. She was built at Buffalo by Capt. Murphy, who launched her a few days ago, and sails her. She will carry 150 passengers. The boat is 70 feet long and 17 ft. beam. Her engine is a rolling valve. She cost $8,000, and is en route to Morrisburg, where she will run on the ferry between that place and Wellington.

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British Whig (Kingston, ON), Oct. 6, 1884