The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), April 21, 1886

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p.2 The steam-barge Freemason was hauled out on the ways at Davis' shipyard today. She will be generally repaired.



The sails of the schr. A.G. Ryan were put up today.

The sloop Moravia is being got ready for service.

The crew of the schr. Acacia will commence fitting her out tomorrow.

Messrs. J. McCartney and J. Cassady have shipped on the schr. Oriental.

The propeller lines will at once begin to travel up and down the lakes.

Capt. R. McMaugh, of St. Catharines, commands the prop. Lake Michigan.

The steamer Norseman has taken a great cargo of trees to Toronto from Charlotte.

The schr. Jessie Breck is the first vessel that cleared from this port this season.

The schr. McLennon, of Dexter, is loading lumber at the K. & P.R.R. spile dock.

Despatches received today state that Lake Erie and the Straits of Mackinac are blocked with ice.

The schr. Grantham, which was to have cleared for Toledo yesterday, did not leave until today.

The steamer St. Lawrence will resume her regular trips between Cape Vincent and Alexandria Bay on June 1st.

The ice has disappeared from Port Colborne. The schr. J.H. Breck cleared from there yesterday on her way to Toledo.

The sch. A. Falconer passed up from Gananoque this morning en route to Bath, where she takes on the balance of her grain cargo for Oswego.

The str. Argyle, lengthened and repaired at the M.T. Co.'s shipyard last winter, was to be launched today at 4 o'clock. The steamer has been renamed the Glengarry. She is painted blue, yellow and green.

The str. D.D. Calvin and tow arrived in Toronto on Sunday afternoon. Two of her barges will load timber at Hamilton, the other two will remain in Toronto. The latter will not leave for Kingston before the 25th inst., as no timber will arrive in Toronto before that date.

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British Whig (Kingston, ON), April 21, 1886