The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), Oct. 27, 1884

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The tug McArthur arrived this morning from Port Colborne.

The prop. Persia from Montreal touched at Swift's wharf this morning.

The schr. Maggie McRae is here, light, from Ogdensburg.

The tug Thompson has left with three barges for Charlotte there to load coal for Montreal.

The sloop Lorraine from Wolfe Island unloaded 4,000 bushels peas at Richardson's.

The schr. Herbert Dudley has cleared for Ogdensburg with 16,000 bushels of barley.

The str. Crusoe is loading barley at the foot of Wolfe Island for Richardson & Sons.

The sloop Pilot arrived at Richardson's today with 1,000 bushels of grain from St. John's Island.

The schr. White Oak has been chartered by Richardson's to carry 16,000 bushels of barley to Oswego.

The Detroit parties who bought the str. Island Belle this fall have been offered $3,000 ? for their bargain.

The schr. Shandon, while off Cabot's Head, Georgian Bay, sunk on Wednesday night last. The crew were saved.

The schr. King Sisters, which went ashore near the Mohawk River, has been declared a total loss. The vessel is all breaking up.

Adam, son of William Cooke, Harbour Master, at Port Dalhousie, was lost overboard from the prop. Alma Munro, near Long Point Cut on Lake Erie.

The schr. Annie Falconer, which ran back to Four Mile Point on Saturday, for shelter, again got under way arrived at Port Darlington yesterday, where she loads barley for Oswego.

Yesterday morning the tug A.W. Wright towed the schr. Sylvester Neelon from Garden Island to Four Mile Point. The vessel is on her way to Weller's Bay there to load iron ore for Cleveland.

The tug Glide arrived yesterday from Montreal with three barges, two of which were light, and one laden with planks, which will be used in decking the M.T. Co.'s barges.

The steam yacht Ruth, of Oswego, with Messrs. Fred Conde, C.W. Pardee, W.B. Phelps, jr., George N. Burt, C.C. Buel came across the lake on Saturday. She reached Deseronto but with the loss of one boat. The party on her are on a duck shooting expedition.

The tug Glide cleared for Oswego on Saturday evening having on two barges nearly 100,000 feet of lumber. After she had got on her journey a short distance the weather proved so heavy that she had to put back and is now waiting until the storm abates.

p.3 Vessel Men On Strike - Rathbuns have a large quantity of lumber, which is to be shipped to Oswego provided vessels can be got to carry it. The managers find it a hard matter to get vessels at their rates - from 75 cents to 80 cents per thousand feet.

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Rick Neilson
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), Oct. 27, 1884