The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), May 27, 1886

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The str. D.D. Calvin and tow have cleared for Grand Island, Lake Superior, to load pine timber.

The schr. Nassau, unloading grain at Portsmouth, is chartered to load coal at Chicago. Freight $1.

The steambarge Enterprise and barges Antelope, A. Muir, Albacore and Albatross, timber laden, arrived at Garden Island this afternoon.

The schr. J.H. Breck is in from Toledo with an immense load of oak timber. The sticks are piled up six feet above the deck.

By the end of May the Kingston & Montreal Forwarding Company will have forwarded as much grain as they did up to September last year.

The schr. Suffolk is loading lumber at Rathbun's dock for Oswego; the sloop Lorraine is discharging lumber at the Grove Inn dock; and the sloop Hinn has arrived at Wolfe Island with lumber.

Mr. D. Cunningham has secured a position on the steamer Norseman. He left today for Port Hope. Mr. A. Smith will be employed on the steamer Passport this season. He will leave in a few days for Sorel, P.Q., where the steamer is lying.

Arrivals: schr. A.P. Grover, Detroit, 16,759 bush. corn; schr. F.D. Barker, Toledo, 21,000 bush. corn; schr. Selkirk, Chicago, 20,817 bush. wheat.

Cleared: schr. Belle Mitchell, Sodus Point, light; schr. J.R. Noyes, Oswego, light.

Entered the Welland Canal for Kingston: schr. R. Morwood, Chicago, wheat; prop. Cuba, Chicago; steambarge Glengarry and consorts, Port Arthur, wheat.

Incidents of the Day - The second unsuccessful attempt was made yesterday to launch the barge Energy at the M.T. Co.'s ship yard.

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Rick Neilson
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), May 27, 1886