The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), June 5, 1885

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p.3 Whistling In the Harbor - steamer blowing at five a.m.


The schr. A. Falconer is unloading coal at Toronto.

The schr. Elgin has arrived from Charlotte with 300 tons of soft coal for Swift.

The steambarge Water Lily, sunk at Ottawa, has been raised and repaired. She will shortly run to Kingston.

The steamer Pilgrim has been seized and will be sold by auction under an execution held by the Rathbun Co.

The Ocean Wave, laden with grain, and the Rainbow, with lumber, lay in the harbor this morning.

The schr. B.W. Folger has arrived with 250 tons of coal for the Gas Company. She came from Sodus Point.

The steamer Ontario, which ran between Kingston and Ottawa last season, has been purchased by a company in Toronto.

Yesterday the prop. Bruno, schrs. Laura, W.R. McRae and Sylvester Neelon cleared from Garden Island for Bay City, Michigan where they will load timber for Kingston.

The City of Owen Sound, which lay on Michipicotan beach all winter, and raised by Captains J. & T. Donnelly, recently, is on the dock at Owen Sound.

The schr. Two Brothers, with lumber from Port Hope, ran ashore near Port Ontario, the crew having been bewildered in the storm. The boat was got off without damage.

The tug Wright was sold on Wednesday to Larkin, Stickney & Cram, East Saginaw, contractors, and left for Morrisburg. She will be engaged in canal works there.

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Rick Neilson
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), June 5, 1885