The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), Oct. 9, 1884

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The schr. Wilcox cleared from Garden Island today.

The barge Cavalier has gone into winter quarters at Collinsby.

The steambarge Tecumseh has gone to Bay City to load oak plank for Quebec.

There were 122 casualties on the lakes during September, 13 less than in August.

The sloop Pilot has arrived at Richardson's with 1,400 bush. of peas, barley, wheat and oats.

The tug Chieftain left for Oswego today with four K. & M.F. Co.'s barges to load 2,000 tons coal for Montreal.

The tug Active, which left yesterday for Oswego with six American barges, light, was compelled to turn back when off Nine Mile Point. A new start was made this morning.

The action of the commander of the Bibb, in reporting Canadian vessels found without manifests, and rendering them liable to a fine of $500, is also unfavorably commented upon in Oswego.

The schr. Pandora is on her way to Kingston with the first shipment of new grain from Chatham. The rate is 4 1/2 cents, better than from Chicago. The Pandora has been under the one captain for seven years and she has never been aground.

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Rick Neilson
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), Oct. 9, 1884