The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), April 7, 1885

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p.3 Timber Supply Short - Four ship carpenters, in the employ of Mr. Davis, had to stop working on Saturday on a new scow, which they have been building at Cape Vincent for Mr. Seeley. They did so on account of the timber running out. There is timber en route to Cape Vincent from the rear of Watertown, but owing to the snow blockade it has not yet reached its destination.

Incidents Of The Day - The steam barge Resolute is being recaulked.

Capt. Simmons is superintending the repairs being made to the schr. Grantham.

The schr. Senator Blood, Oswego, has been sold to Thomas H. Cohan, of Cleveland, for $2,500.

The schr. J. King has been chartered to carry pine timber from Ashland to Collinsby at $80 per m.

The schr. C.H. Burton has been chartered to carry corn from Chicago to Kingston at 5 1/4 cents per bushel. Her cargo will be 52,000 bushels (sic).

Capt. James Dix, of Garden Island, left for Port Huron to look after his vessel, the schr. W.R. Taylor., lying there.

The camp for 1885, of the American Canoe Association, will be held at Delaney's Point, on Eel Bay, Thousand Islands, commencing on July 24th, and closing August 8th..

Messrs. W. Bajus and D. Noonan, having purchased the str. Island Belle, intend running her between for Kingston to Portland route, in connection with str. Ida, running from Portland to Ottawa.

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British Whig (Kingston, ON), April 7, 1885