The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), April 20, 1886

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The schr. White Oak is loading 13,000 bushels of rye for Oswego.

The schr. Falconer is loading barley at Gananoque for Oswego.

The sloop Clara White and Laura D. are loading lumber for Cape Vincent.

The schr. Grantham cleared for Toledo today to load lumber for Kingston.

Last year the Rathbun agency at Ottawa shipped 6,000,000 ft. of lumber to Oswego.

The str. Deseronto will commence her trips from Gananoque to Clayton tomorrow.

The steambarge Tecumseh and barges Cavalier and Cameron cleared for Toronto today.

On Thursday the schr. W.R. Taylor will clear for Cheboygan, there to load lumber for Kingston.

The schr. Julia, Capt. Hartnell, passed up the lake today en route for Oswego. She is laden with barley.

The steamer Traveller towed the barges Bangalore and Dakota to Portsmouth yesterday. They are laden with grain.

The sloop Manitou is loading lumber at Deseronto for Napanee. She was the first sailing craft to arrive this season at that port.

The steam barge Nile and consorts are loading lumber at Deseronto for Kingston. After discharging here they load ties for Cape Vincent.

The steamer Hero went out today with flying colors. She had a large cargo of freight. Mr. Gildersleeve never sent her off under brighter auspices.

The New York, Ontario and Western railway company are in search of a steamer to run between Oswego and the Thousand Islands during the summer.

The schr. B.W. Folger cleared for Bath on Wednesday last to load barley for Charlotte. Owing to the immense quantity of ice she had to lay at the Brothers until yesterday, when she proceeded to her destination.

The steamer Rideau Belle, lengthened and generally repaired at Davis' shipyard during the winter, is ready for service. She will be launched tomorrow, and on Saturday will test her machinery. The officers of the steamer this year are: Capt. Noonan; mate, Capt. W. Fleming; engineer, T. Simmons; purser, W. Bajus.

Yesterday while the schr. A.M. Foster was making her way into the east side of Eilbeck's elevator one of the davits of the barge Cavalier caught in the rigging of the schooner and became detached from the barge. The stick fell from the rigging and struck Capt. Kennedy on the head. He fell to the deck unconscious. He was badly wounded on the head and arms. He, however, accompanied his vessel last evening to Big Sodus. The boat will be in charge of Capt. Cornelius until the skipper recovers.

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Rick Neilson
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), April 20, 1886