The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), June 4, 1886

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The steamer Algerian arrived last evening from Montreal on her first trip of the season.

The steamboat Tecumseh and consorts with timber from French River, are at Collinsby.

Capt. Cuthbert is building a new yacht at Trenton, the mission of which will be to defeat the Atalanta. It will be 45 ft. long, 15 ft. beam, and 55 ft. overall, and finished in July.

The steamer St. Lawrence will be put on the Cape-Alexandria Bay route about the 15th. Two trips a day will be made instead of three as last year. The boat will land passengers at the railroad dock, Cape Vincent.

The schr. F.B. Gordon, from Manistee, with deals for Kingston, ran ashore on Snake Island last evening. She went on hard, but is not much damaged. Men today rafted the deck load and took it down to Garden Island. When the schooner is floated the Mixer will take her to Portsmouth.

Arrivals: Schr. B.W. Folger, Sodus Point, 131 1/2 tons coal; prop. Armenia, Chicago, 10,000 bush. corn; prop. Niagara, Manistee, 125,000 feet lumber; schr. Flora Emma, Sodus Point, 126 tons coal.

Cleared: schr. White Oak, Oswego, 185,257 feet lumber; schr. Lisgar, Sandusky, light; prop. Clinton, Detroit, light; barge Gipsy Queen, Cape Vincent, 1,800 ties; prop. Lincoln, Sandusky, light; barge Bass, Cape Vincent, 1,700 ties; schr. Lamana (sic - Samana ?), Sodus Point, light; schr. Westside, Chicago, light; schr. Riverside, Chicago, light; schr. H.M. Scare, Charlotte, light.

Accident To An Engineer - Near Lachine recently Engineer Dodds, of the prop. Glengarry, was struck on the head by a piece of iron, part of the boat's machinery. The wound is deep and about an inch and a half long.

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Rick Neilson
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), June 4, 1886