The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), Nov. 11, 1884

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p.1 Foot Of The Island - Princess Louise made last trip to Mitchell's wharf on Thursday.

Portsmouth Jottings - Mr. Short has purchased a water lot and purposes building a wharf at which to land cordwood.



The M.T. Company are laying up their barges for the winter.

The steam barge Nile and barge Bedford arrived today from Ottawa with lumber. The Nile proceeded to Deseronto.

The str. Princess Louise took the members of the St. Lawrence Steamboat Company to Clayton yesterday. She returned at 7:30, and then proceeded to Gananoque.

Capt. Savage, who was in command of the schr. Agnes Hope, which was abandoned the other day on the lake, has been unfortunate during the past two years. Last year the Peerless, under his command, was lost.

The Captain of the schr. Fellow Craft, of Port Colborne, wheat laden from Dresden, bound to Kingston, states that above Long Point Hiram Workman was washed overboard. He was 19 years old and lived at Port Burwell.

The schr. Bavaria is on the Empire dry dock for repairs. While the workmen were engaged at her yesterday they found embedded in her bottom a large stone, which was pulled in while the vessel was passing through the canal recently.

The tug Bronson arrived with six barges, light, today, from Montreal. She left again with two barges, 1,200 tons of coal, one barge, 20,000 bushels of barley and 150 tons of sandstone, and two barges, 400,000 ft. of lumber. At Brockville she took in tow Mayor Comstock's yacht. All the vessels are for Montreal.

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Rick Neilson
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), Nov. 11, 1884