The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), July 17, 1886

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The prop. Quebec will be rebuilt at a cost of $6,000 and run as a freight steamer.

The schr. Craftsman has cleared from Hamilton to load corn at Toledo for Kingston.

The schr. Caroline Marsh has cleared for Oswego with 54 bush. of damaged corn.

The steam yacht Skip has just been bought for $650 from R. Davis, by Messrs. Gibson & Son, Ottawa.

The steamer Rothesay, repaired at Davis' ship yard, left today for Gananoque. She has an excursion from that place tonight.

The schrs. Jessie H. Breck, Toledo, corn, and H. Dudley, Port Arthur, wheat, are in the Welland Canal en route to Kingston.

The schr. Mystic Star, from Chicago, was thirty-six bushels short in her cargo. She discharged at the Montreal Transportation Company's elevators.

The schr. H.W. Sage, Capt. Higgins, is at Portsmouth with 54,000 bush. of corn from Milwaukee. This is the largest cargo that has ever entered the port.

The Star demands an enquiry into the circumstances of the late unpleasantness on the str. Corinthian. Serious charges have been preferred. They must be investigated.

The steambarge Nile and barges are en route to the city from Ottawa with 408,000 feet of lumber for the Rathbun company. The lumber will be forwarded from this city to Deseronto, Oswego and Toronto.

Arrivals - schr. Kate Eccles, Toronto, 8,482 bush. wheat; schr. Singapore, Charlotte, 340 tons coal; schr. Caroline Marsh, Toronto, 15,500 bush. wheat; schr. W.J. Preston, Chicago, 18,285 bush. corn.

Cleared - schr. Mystic Star, Charlotte, light; schr. White Star, Charlotte, light; schr. Olive Branch, Cape Vincent, 8,000 feet lumber, 80,000 shingles; schr. Jennie Matthews, Charlotte, light; schr. Philo Bennett, Oswego, light; prop. St. Magnus, Charlotte, light.

Portsmouth Paragraphs - The Conqueror, which has been sunken all spring, was pumped out yesterday prior to being removed.

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Rick Neilson
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), July 17, 1886