The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), July 12, 1886

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The steamer Rothesay will be repaired by Davis.

The schr. Jessie Breck left Toledo this morning with grain for Kingston.

The prop. Nipegon, Chicago, has been chartered to carry 17,000 bushels of corn to Kingston at 4 1/2 cents per bushel.

The steamer Prince Arthur left this morning for Montreal with a full load of passengers. She carries an orchestra.

A wrecking crew, with lighters, are unloading the propeller Oconto. They find that a part of the cargo is not damaged. The prow sticks out of the water 40', and the freight in the bow did not get wet.

Pumps are at work on the schr. O.M. Bond at Port Dalhousie. Seven frames were injured by the collision with the pier. There is a strong current at the pier, and a row of iron-strapped timbers projecting out from the pier under the water was what the schooner struck.

Arrivals - schrs. O. Mowat, Oswego, 538 tons coal; Monguagon, Cleveland, 21,050 bush. corn; A. Smith, Chicago, 39,290 bush. corn; White Oak, Charlotte, 352 tons coal; Hanlan, Oswego, 187 tons coal; St. Louis, Sandusky, 22,800 bush. corn; Nellie Hunter, Toronto, 11,451 bush. wheat; str. Passport, Toronto; prop. Ocean, St. Catharines; and steamers Persia, Corinthian and Canada, Montreal.

Events At Portsmouth - July 12th - The Gearing with wood, the O. Mowat with coal, and the Annie Falconer with coal, are unloading at the Penitentiary. The White Oak is unloading coal at the asylum. The Agnes Smith has arrived with 39,000 bush. of wheat from Chicago.

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Rick Neilson
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), July 12, 1886