The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), Dec. 9, 1884

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p.2 Personal Column - W.B. Phelps, jr., of Oswego, owner of yacht Katie Gray, married. Capt. McArthur left for Montreal today, to attend a lawsuit resulting out of the collision between the prop. Ocean and steambarge Herald, on Lachine Lake, a year ago. Capt. McDonald will give evidence as an expert witness.

Incidents Of The Day - The other day it was stated that the str. Ida had been sold. Mr. W. Garrett, the owner of the boat, says he never sold it, but intends to run her as usual next season between Ottawa and Kingston. Those who supplied the information have been laboring under misapprehension.

Nine out of every ten vessel owners are losers on the season's business, the losses ranging from $500 to $3,000.

The str. Hastings has gone into winter quarters. Part of her machinery only has been removed.

The schr. Gearing left for South Bay. She took a large quantity of merchandise for Mr. Hooper.

The steam barge Nile cleared for Cape Vincent today with 8,000 bushels of barley.

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Rick Neilson
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), Dec. 9, 1884