The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), April 22, 1885

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p.3 Where Whiskey Is Plentiful - Capt. John Donnelly visits Michipicoten, Lake Superior, in connection with raising of prop. Owen Sound.


The str. Pierrepont will probably make a trip to the Island on Saturday.

The steamer Empress of India will be commanded this year by Capt. W. Vanvlack.

Capt. Henry Stanton, Picton, talks seriously of building a yacht, to be propelled by means of a coil oil engine.

It is said that the Richelieu & Ontario Navigation Co's boats will begin a daily line immediately on the opening of navigation.

It is asserted that the steamer to be commanded by Capt. Craig, and to run from Picton to Alexandria Bay, is the Prince Arthur of the St. Lawrence Steamship Company.

A number of vessels, grain laden, are expected to leave on Tuesday. The schooner Dudley has 16,000 bushels of rye, the White Oak 13,000 bushels of rye, and B.W. Folger 8,200 bushels of barley all for Oswego. The schooner Folger is loading at Gananoque. The barge Montreal has 18,000 bushels of peas for Montreal. Richardsons' are the shippers.

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British Whig (Kingston, ON), April 22, 1885