The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), June 22, 1885


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MARINE INTELLIGENCE.

The steambarge Anglin has been sold to a Bellevillian for $2,400.

The schr. F. Smith has arrived from Deseronto with bunchwood.

The schr. Watertown with corn from Chicago passed to Ogdensburg today.

The schr. Two Brothers has arrived from Cobourg with 10,000 bushels of wheat.

The schr. Oriental arrived in Detroit on Friday last. She is loading timber for Garden Island.

Action has been taken against the captain of the steamer Geneva of Toronto for overloading the craft.

The steambarge Nile and Bedford are in from Clayton, light. They clear for Ottawa to load timber for Kingston.

The str. St. Lawrence broke a portion of her machinery on Saturday afternoon. She has been brought to Kingston for repairs.

The captain of the schr. Pride of America shipped a crew of union sailors on Saturday, and cleared for Duncan City to load timber for Garden Island.

The government have decided to reduce the canal tolls on grain to the lowest possible figure, two cents per ton, one tenth of the original price. The new rate goes into force immediately. Montreal wharfage dues for grain have been reduced from 7 1/2 to 3 3/4 cents per ton, it being understood that the carriers of grain between Kingston and Montreal shall reduce their rates until the 1st September next to 2 1/2 cents per bushel for corn, and 2 3/8 cents for wheat.


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Date of Original:
June 22, 1885
Local identifier:
KN.15180
Language of Item:
English
Donor:
Rick Neilson
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Public domain: Copyright has expired according to the applicable Canadian or American laws. No restrictions on use.
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), June 22, 1885