The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), June 24, 1886

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p.3 Look Out For the Beauty - the racing yacht Peerless; two-masted, schooner rigged; owned by S.V. Harkness, of the Standard Oil Company, Cleveland, Ohio; built at Philadelphia, cost $80,000; crew of 17; has steam engines; more description.


The barge Lancaster, repaired at Portsmouth, was launched yesterday.

The schr. Singapore has cleared for Charlotte to load coal for Gananoque.

The yacht Zephyr having on board Mr. J. Ryan and family, left for Brockville today.

The schr. B.W. Folger, laden with lumber, cleared for Oswego this morning.

The tug Thompson and four barges, grain laden, cleared for Cornwall last evening.

Three barges have arrived from Montreal with steel rails for the K. & P.R.R. Co.

The steam yacht which Mr. Davis is building for Mr. Allen, of Brockville, will be launched next week. Mr. Allen, in the city today, was well pleased with the boat.

The schr. Burtley, laden with railroad iron, is aground near Iroquois. She has been turned over to the insurance companies. The iron is being taken off. The steambarge W.B. Hall was also aground, but the prop. Ontario, after breaking two tow lines, pulled her off.

Arrivals - schr. J.H. Breck, Oswego, 620 tons coal; schr. White Oak, Sodus Point, 393 tons coal; schr. Jessie Scarth, Chicago, 21,663 bush. corn; schr. Julia, Charlotte, 210 tons coal; schr. Atmosphere, Sandusky, 18,100 bush. corn; schr. Nassau, Chicago, 22,027 bush. wheat; schr. John Magee, Chicago, 22,065 bush. corn.

Cleared - schr. Mary Lyon, Charlotte, light; prop. Erin and barge Maggie, Chicago, light; sloop Two Brothers, Cape Vincent, 1,800 ties; schr. O.S. Storrs, Charlotte, light.

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British Whig (Kingston, ON), June 24, 1886