The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), Oct. 28, 1884

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The schr. Shandon is insured for $8,000, on a valuation of $11,000.

The steam barge Nile and barge Bedford are on their way to the city from Ottawa with 200,000 feet of lumber.

The schr. Herbert Dudley took a load of barley from Gananoque to Oswego, and was back in less than 48 hours with 400 tons of coal.

The schr. Elgin has been chartered by Richardson & Sons to carry 10,000 bushels of barley from Gananoque for Oswego. She gets a 2 cents freight.

A number of men will go to Nine Mile Point as soon as the wind abates and search for the anchor of the tow barge Mary Stockwell, lost not long since.

The schr. Penokee, bound for Buffalo, collided with the schr. Horace Badger. The Badger was seriously injured. The Penokee escaped with slight injuries.

The schr. William Elgin has left for Gananoque to load barley for Oswego at 2 cents. The salvation navy was on board. Every employee, from cook to cabin boy, belongs to the army.

The steamer Hero lay at Stella yesterday. The sea rolled too high for her in the lower gap. This morning she went to Picton and arrived back on schedule time.

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Rick Neilson
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), Oct. 28, 1884