The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), Nov. 10, 1884

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All the local yachts have been hauled out for the winter.

The schr. Grantham is loading phosphate for Fairhaven.

The Iolanthe gets a new stern with a view to improve her speed.

The steamer Alexandria will make two more trips this season.

The str. Ida arrived at Eilbeck's dock today with 1,000 bushels of peas.

Calvin & Son's vessels have gone into winter quarters, excepting two of his steamers.

The yacht Gracie, of Belleville, will have her bow lengthened 4 ft. during the winter.

The schr. Oades, which was sunk at Whitby recently, has been raised, and is now in Toronto.

The barge Ontario, owned by Lett Bros., is on Davis' dock undergoing general repairs.

The tug McArthur left today for Weller's Bay, there to pull off the schr. Mary Ann Lydon, ashore.

The schr. Jura, which had wheat for Kingston and went ashore at Tyrconnel, is a total loss. She was insured.

Called at Swift's: prop. Persia, Montreal; prop. Shickluna, Montreal; schr. Erie Belle, Cleveland, 600 tons of soft coal.

The str. Active arrived from Oswego yesterday with two barges and 1,200 tons of coal. She left again for Oswego with several barges, light.

The steam barge Niagara, from Manistee, is transhipping 400,000 ft. of deals at Swift's dock. They are for Quebec.

Loading at Richardson's: schrs. A. Falconer, Walkerville, 12,000 bushels of rye; Clara White, Wolfe Island, 5,500 bushels of barley; Sea Foam, lumber, for Oswego; str. Crusoe, canal, 12,000 bushels rye; sloop Pilot, Howe Island, 1,500 bushels barley, peas and wheat; sloop Home, Wolfe Island, 1,500 bushels wheat and barley. The str. Crusoe arrived and discharged 1,200 bushels rye from Gananoque.

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Rick Neilson
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), Nov. 10, 1884