The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), July 5, 1886

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The str. Jessie N., with a party of fishermen, has gone to Wolfe Island.

The schr. Singapore takes lumber to Toronto and coal from Charlotte to Kingston.

The yacht Norah, of Belleville, belonging to Commodore Bell, was expected in port today. Oldrieve & Horn will fit her out.

The rate of coal from Oswego and Charlotte to Chicago is $1.10 per ton. The rate from Oswego to Kingston is 20 cents per ton.

Oldrieve & Horn make new outfits for the yachts Dauntless and Iolanthe, of Belleville. They have also fitted out various Toronto yachts.

p. Harty, inspector of lighthouses, started today from Montreal on his annual tour of inspection. The prop. Canada carries the supplies.

The schrs. White Star, Mystic Star, H.W. Sage, and prop. Cuba bring 126,000 bushels of corn to Kingston from Chicago at 4 1/2 cents per bush.

The underwriters have made a contract with Charter, of Port Colborne, for $2,700, to deliver the schooner O.M. Bond, sunk at Port Dalhousie, at Buffalo.

The United States government will permit Canadians to report at Port Huron for permission to enter Lake Michigan, instead of Cheboygan. Vessels coming from Lake Superior, will, of course, have to stop at Cheboygan as in the past.

Arrivals - schr. Hoboken, Chicago, 20,761 bush. corn; schr. American, Chicago, 19,500 bush. corn; schr. Samana, Chicago, 19,544 bush. corn; schr. Westside, Chicago, 21,000 bush. corn; tug Charles Ferris, Chicago, barges; schr. B.W. Folger, Oswego, 204 tons coal; prop. Lake Michigan, Toledo, 6,550 bush. corn; schr. Glenora, Fort William, 40,000 bush. Manitoba wheat; schr. John Gaskin, Duluth, 37,000 bush. wheat; prop. Glengarry, Duluth, 21,684 bush. wheat.

Cleared - schr. American, Sodus Point, light; schr. Watertown, Charlotte, light; sloop Olive Branch, Cape Vincent, 12,000 lath; schr. Oliver Mowat, Oswego, 268,445 feet lumber; schr. Gulnair, Oswego, light; schr. Speedwell, Chicago, light.

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Rick Neilson
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), July 5, 1886