The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), Oct. 13, 1884

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The schr. Prussia cleared for Toledo today.

The schr. Singapore is at Gunn's dock awaiting a cargo.

The schr. Comanche brings 21,000 bush. of corn to Kingston from Chicago.

The schr. Annie Foster, Charlotte, is unloading 200 tons of coal at Swift's.

The schr. Jessie Breck is loading lumber at the Kingston & Pembroke R.R. dock.

The sloop Moria (sic - Moira ?) has arrived with 50,000 feet of lumber from Trenton for McRossie.

The schr. Storrs has laid nine days at Deseronto expecting a charter, and has as yet got none.

The prop. Alma Munro, Duluth, lightened 7,500 bushels of wheat and proceeded to Montreal.

The str. Como arrived from Toronto today. She is en route to Three Rivers. Captain Lundy is in charge of her.

The prop. Shickluna, with 5,800 bushels of wheat, from Kingsville, lightened at Portsmouth and proceeded eastward.

The strs. Persia, Montreal; Dominion, St. Catharines; Shickluna and Wheatley, called at Swift's yesterday.

The str. Calvin and schrs. Denmark, Bavaria and Norway, from Wyosky Bay, laden with timber, arrived at Garden Island yesterday.

The steam barge Pratt and schr. E. Blake leave tonight for Weller's Bay to load ore for Cleveland. Breck & Booth chartered them at 85 cents per ton free in and out.

The Rathbun Company will build a new steamer for the Gananoque-Clayton route, using the str. Puritan's boiler and engine. The new craft will make from fourteen to sixteen miles per hour.

When the str. Algerian reached Swift's dock last evening on her way up the lake the Captain reported that one of the engine stays had been broken. It was immediately sent up to Tracey's shop and welded. The accident detained the steamer which did not leave here until 10 o'clock.

p.3 Last week the schrs. Gold Hunter, Caroline Marsh, Picton and one other Canadian vessel were seized at Oswego by the officers of a revenue cutter for not having manifests of their cargoes. The captains of the vessels were fined $500 each for neglect. They had been notified previously that they would have to possess manifests of their cargoes when they went to Oswego.

The scow Hyland Lassie is unloading 60 cords of wood at Breck & Booth's dock.

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Rick Neilson
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), Oct. 13, 1884