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

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The schr. St. Louis has left for the Welland Canal.

Capt. Barr is now in charge of the steam barge Freemason.

The schr. Annie Foster is loading hay at Wolfe Island for Oswego.

The sloop Lorraine is loading timber at Deseronto for Kingston.

The schr. Grantham, from Toledo, is at Garden Island with timber.

The schr. Westside, from Chicago, is unloading 20,675 bushels of corn.

The sloop Empress cleared today for Deseronto, where she will load wood for Kingston.

Five tons of bullheads have been brought to Kingston on the Princess Louise this week.

The schr. Annie Foster, while sailing through Cataraqui Bridge last evening, struck it and broke her bobstays.

The St. Lawrence will make another trip down the river, from Kingston, before going on her own route.

It is rumored that several barges and tugs will be laid up in a few days owing to the depression in marine business.

The steamers Ida, Smith's Falls on her way to Montreal, and the Persia, St. Catharines, bound for the same place, called at Swift's wharf.

The schooner Manzanilla was to have cleared for Port Dalhousie today to be docked. She is leaking. When repaired she will go to Hamilton for timber.

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