The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), April 28, 1885

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The steamer Deseronto will run between Gananoque and Clayton this season.

The steambarge Resolute will in a few days load lumber and ties at Rathbun's yard for Oswego.

The schr. Oriental, Capt. Bates, arrived yesterday from Garden Island in tow of the Pierrepont. She will receive new sails.

Sixty-three raftsman arrived from Coteau this morning, and went to Garden Island, where they will be employed during the summer.

Calvin & Son have erected new steam winchs for the purpose of discharging vessels of their cargoes. Yesterday work was begun, and in two hours and fifty five minutes 168 pieces of square oak timber, 11,000 feet, were removed from the steam barge D.D. Calvin.

The schr. Dudley left Richardson's wharf this afternoon in tow of the tug Clyde (sic - Glide ?). The tug left her after she had got out a short distance. The schooner has on board 16,000 bushels of grain, which she will unload at Oswego. She makes the first departure on the list from this port, and retaining the reputation that she has borne for years, viz., that she is the first schooner departing and the last arriving. Old mariners fear, however, that she will have difficulty in reaching Oswego this time, in consequence of the immense field of ice she is likely to meet between here and there.

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Rick Neilson
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), April 28, 1885