The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), April 27, 1885

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The ice has been piled on Snake Island to a height of about thirty feet.

Capt. Julien, of the schr. Denmark, arrived from Detroit on Friday last.

The steamer Pierrepont will make a trip to Cape Vincent tomorrow leaving here at 12 o'clock. She will go by the way of the Wolfe Island Canal.

Appointments for the Merchants' Line of propellers are as follows: California, Capt. John Trowell; Armenia, Capt. J.C. Hume; Cuba, Capt. J. Ewart.

The Chicago Granite Co. has commenced operating their quarries on Grindstone Island, Lake Ontario. Large shipments by lake will be made this season.

The steamer Pierrepont pushed her way through to Wolfe Island on Saturday afternoon. The wind of yesterday drove the broken ice into the harbor again and it stuck very close. This morning the steamer Pierrepont became stuck off Point Frederick and had hard work in getting out.

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Rick Neilson
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), April 27, 1885