The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), Oct. 31, 1884

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The schr. Gazelle is loading lumber at Deseronto for Kingston.

The barge Rapid is loading 16,000 bushels of peas at Richardson's for Montreal.

The tug Active and two barges, laden with lumber, arrived at Oswego last night.

The barge Mona has arrived at Swift's from Montreal with 25 tons of Newcastle coal.

The steam barge Resolute has been chartered to carry lumber to Oswego. She will arrive on Monday.

The prop. Sir Leonard Tilley, on her way to Ogdensburg with grain, shipped at Swift's last evening and took on 30 tons of coal.

The prop. Alma Munro, from Toledo, lightened 7,500 bushels of wheat at the M.T. Co.'s wharf this morning and then proceeded to Montreal.

The schr. Clara White is loading 5,500 bushels of peas at Wolfe Island, and the schr. Grant is loading barley at Consecon for Oswego. Richardson & Son are the consignees.

The M.T. Company intend to employ all the ship carpenters they can get this winter. The barges Seneca, Cayuga and Oneida will be rebuilt, and the remaining 57 more or less repaired. No. 1 elevator was this morning hauled out. She will receive a new bottom, and as soon as she is off the stocks No. 2 elevator will be pulled out.

p.3 Incidents Of The Day - The str. Ida will make her last trip to Smith's Falls next Saturday. She will be hauled out and lengthened. Her engine and boiler will also be repaired.

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Rick Neilson
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), Oct. 31, 1884