The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), May 28, 1886

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p.2 Late Local Items - The prop. Glengarry, 21,000 and the schrs. Gaskin and Glenora, 76,000 bush. wheat, arrived from the west this morning. After being lightened the vessels proceeded to Montreal.



The schr. Halstead has been chartered to carry 31,000 bush. wheat from Chicago to Kingston at 4 7/8 cents.

The schr. Boyce is having a new jibboom put in to replace the one carried away by the schr. Watertown.

The steambarge Enterprise and consorts from Serpent River, and the schr. F.J. King, from Toledo, with timber are at Garden Island.

Arrivals: str. Thistle, Sackett's Harbor, light; prop. Canada, Sandusky, 6,450 bush. corn.

Cleared: schr. Nassau, Charlotte, light; steambarge Freemason, Oswego, 109,875 ft. lumber; barge Minnie Frances, Oswego, 128,549 ft. lumber.

There are only 1,500 feet of land to be removed in order to open the Murray canal from the Bay of Quinte to Lake Ontario. It will require, however, two years to complete the work. Mariners here do not view the canal with much approbation. They say vessels will not often go through it. They can make better time outside.

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British Whig (Kingston, ON), May 28, 1886