The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), Oct. 18, 1884

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p.3 A Surplus of Grain - After the prop. St. Magnus, from Duluth, had been unloaded at the M.T. Company's dock yesterday, it was found that she had a surplus of 1,500 bushels. The captain will sell it to some of the flour mills in the west and make a nice thing by the transaction. He seemed to be very happy over the case.


The schr. Dudley has arrived light from Oswego.

Mr. C. Derraugh's (sic - Daryaw) new scow was launched today at Davis' ship yard.

The K. & M.T. Co. will rebuild several of their barges during the coming winter.

The Corinthian was late on her down trips this morning. Stress of weather the cause.

The Reindeer will be hauled out at Davis' yard on Monday next and receive a new wheel.

The prop. Nashua, from Toledo, landed today one hundred barrels of coal oil for McKelvey & Birch.

The steamer Ida, due yesterday, did not arrive until today. She ran aground on her trip to Ottawa.

The steambarge Nile and barge Bedford are on their way from Ottawa to Rathbun's with 180,000 feet of lumber.

The steamer Crusoe unloaded 1,200 bush. of peas, and the sloop Minnie 1,000 bushels of peas at Richardson's today.

Capt. Pierce has prepared the plans for the new steamer, to be built by the Rathbuns, and to run between Clayton and Gananoque.

The schr. J. King, after discharging her timber cargo at Garden Island yesterday, cleared for Weller's Bay to load ore for Cleveland.

The steamer Corsican has been withdrawn for the balance of the season. The Algerian and Corinthian will continue their regular trips.

The schr. Pandora, Chatham, 17,000 bush. wheat; steambarge Jennie, Port Rowan, 8,000 bushels wheat; barge Sam Flint, Duluth, 30,000 bushels wheat, are reported at the K. & M.T. Co.'s dock, Portsmouth.

The M.T. Co.'s arrivals are: prop. Lincoln, Duluth, 16,000 bush. wheat; steambarge Lisgar, Duluth, 20,000 bush. wheat; prop. Buck Eye, Duluth, 11,773 bush. wheat; schr. York State, Duluth, 18,450 bush. wheat. The departures are: tug Glide, six barges, 120,000 bush. grain, Montreal.

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British Whig (Kingston, ON), Oct. 18, 1884