The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), May 18, 1885

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The schr. J.G. Worts cleared light for Collinsby yesterday.

The schr. Two Brothers is loading stone at Simpson's dock.

The schr. E. Blake arrived at Collinsby with timber from Toronto.

The schr. Maxwell has arrived from Chicago with 23,600 bushels of wheat.

The schr. E.B. Maxwell is en route from Chicago to Kingston with wheat.

The schr. F.J. King has arrived at Garden Island from Toledo with timber.

The schr. Craftsman arrived today. She is on her way to Charlotte to load coal.

The schr. Pride of America left for Traverse City, Mich. to load timber for Collinsby.

The government dredge Ontario, hired to clean out the Queen street slip, was at work today.

The schr. Jessie Breck has been hauled out at the Welland Canal, a leak having been discovered.

The tug Thompson and barge Seneca arrived today from Charlotte. The barge has 558 gross tons coal.

On Saturday the schr. G.M. Neelon was driven against the gate of lock No. 13, with such force as to smash it.

The steamer St. Lawrence will take an excursion down the river on the 25th inst. The rates are very low.

The schr. Westside is en route to Kington from Chicago with 22,000 bushels of corn at 6 1/2 cents freight.

The str. Deseronto took an excursion under the auspices of the Silver Cornet Band of Gananoque to Clayton on Saturday.

The schr. Annie Foster has been chartered to load coal at Oswego for the Kingston cotton mill. She cleared from Portsmouth today.

The props. Armenia and Cuba, from Toronto, and Celtic and Acadia from Montreal, Rideau Belle from Portland, called at Swift's wharf yesterday.

The schr. Speedwell has arrived from Portsmouth, where she lightened grain. She will receive new decks and paint. The repairs to her will cost $600.

Capt. Eyres, of Young's Mills, is the oldest spar builder on the river St. Lawrence. He is 76 years old, but is as active as many men twenty years his junior.

The schr. Annie Falconer cleared for Charlotte today to load coal for Swift.

The schr. Typo, of Milwaukee, wrecked on Amherst Island, Lake Ontario, in 1883, and released by the insurance companies and repaired at Oswego, where she has since been. The owners having refused to accept the vessel, a suit was entered for the insurance. The Boston Marine and Thames Mersey paid the Bleyer Bros., her owners, $13,053 and the suit was discontinued.

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Rick Neilson
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), May 18, 1885