The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), June 18, 1886

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Richardson & Son are loading the sloop Lorraine with 2,000 bush. peas for Glenora.

The barge London cleared on Wednesday for Montreal with 9,000 bush. peas.

The schr. White Oak cleared for Sodus Point this afternoon to load coal for Crawford.

The steamer St. Lawrence will go the Cape Vincent and Alexandria Bay route next Monday.

The schr. Gulnair, laden with deals, is anchored in the harbor. She is en route to Quebec.

Owing to the tug Lily being in Ottawa, Capt. Paul will not commence the work of deepening the harbor for a week.

The steambarge D.D. Calvin and consorts, from Sault Ste. Marie to Kingston with timber, are in the Welland Canal.

Mr. Kelly, diver, has been engaged by Mr. A.P. Kilgannon to assist in deepening a channel at Little Current, Algoma. Kelly will leave for that place in a few days.

Yesterday afternoon the U.S. revenue cutter ran aground on Featherbed shoal, near Carleton Island. There was a heavy fog at that time. The steamer Annie Laurie went to her assistance, but could not get her off. The tug Seymour was then engaged, and began work about three o'clock this morning. At eleven o'clock today she was not released. She is on the rocks full length, and is leaking.

Arrived: schrs. F.D. Barker, Toledo, 21,006 bush. corn; Erie Stewart, Toledo, 508 tons coal; prop. Ocean, Montreal, general merchandise; schr. C.R. Benson, Toledo, 21,442 bush. corn; steam barge Metamora and consorts, Marquette, lumber; str. Enterprise and barges, Manistee, longitudinals; schr. Maggie McRae, Traverse City, pine.

Cleared: str. Resolute, Oswego, 310,915 ft. lumber; schr. Philo Bennett, Oswego, 101,000 ft. lumber; tug Edmund and four barges, Ottawa, light.

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Rick Neilson
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), June 18, 1886