The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), May 8, 1886

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On Monday the R. Gaskin, Southampton and Oriental will fit out.

The schr. A. Falconer has cleared for Toledo where she loads barley.

The str. Alexandria is running on the Trenton-Montreal route.

The schrs. Folger and O. Mowat left yesterday with lumber for Oswego.

The yacht Atalanta has gone to Oswego, where she will be hauled out, repaired and properly fitted up.

The steamer Annie Laurie begins the Cape-Alexandria Bay route on Monday, making two trips per day.

The schr. Howland, unloading grain at Portsmouth, has been chartered to carry stone from Grindstone Island to Chicago.

The schr. Fellowcraft, laying at Portsmouth since the fall of 1884, is now being overhauled, recaulked and fitted out for Chicago. Freights are improving.

The steam yacht Bella arrived this morning from Merrickville. She is 47 feet in length, carries fifty passengers, has a speed of 12 miles an hour, and is owned by Mr. A. Storkey, registrar at Parry Sound. He bought her for $1,100 from Mr. W.H. Magee, of Merrickville.

Arrivals - schr. C.B. Wood, Dexter, light; schr. McLellan, Dexter, light; schr. G.C. Finney, Chicago, 20,088 bush. wheat.

Cleared - schr. Hartford, Oswego, light; schr. E.J. McVea, Chicago, with 25 bush. damaged grain; schr. J.L. McLaren, Chicago, light; shcr. A.B. Norris, Chicago, light.

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Rick Neilson
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), May 8, 1886