The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), July 27, 1886

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The str. Nipegon, lying here for some days waiting for an engineer, cleared for the west on Saturday.

An anchor and two chains were picked up opposite the M.T. Co.'s dock this morning. The anchor weighs 1,600 lbs.

The rate on grain from Chicago to Kingston has advanced to 5 cents per bushel. The schr. E.J. McVea has been chartered.

The steam yacht Annie Laurie is running daily to Alexandria Bay, connecting with the Utica and Black River road at Clayton.

The yacht Laura, of Oswego, will probably not compete in any of the regattas. Her captain, Mr. Ames, had arranged to sail at Belleville and Kingston, but on Saturday he was compelled to leave for Kansas City on business.

The schrs. Craftsman, Toledo; Nassau, W.H. Rounds, and Barker, Chicago, corn; Maggie McRae, Ludington, timber; and steambarge D.D. Calvin and consorts, Cheboygan, timber, are in the Welland Canal, en route to Kingston.

Cleared - schr. Vienna, Charlotte, light; steambarge Resolute, Oswego, 284,982 feet lumber, 190,500 laths; schr. Blanche, Charlotte, light; prop. Lincoln and barges, Chicago, light; schr. Chas. B. Wood, Dexter, 36,000 feet lumber; schr. John Magee, Sodus Point, light; schr. J.R. Myers ?, Sodus Point, light; canal boat C.H. Hotchkiss, Oswego, 160 tons leached ashes; canal boat C.R. Burleigh, Oswego, 160 tons leached ashes; schr. Craftsman, Brockville, light; tug McArthur, Belleville, light; schr. A.G. Ryan, Deseronto, light; schr. Annie Minnes, Cobourg, light.

Events Down The River - The sail yacht Nokomis, of Rochester, has arrived at Round Island. It was manned by five young men with Charles Norton as Captain.

The steam yacht Angler, of S.G. Doran, Rochester, is at Alexandria Bay. In a few days she will run the rapids to Montreal, the Saginaw River, and down to the Gulf, thence to New York. She is one of the handsomest yachts on the river.

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Rick Neilson
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), July 27, 1886