The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), July 30, 1886

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The rate on coal from Charlotte and Oswego to Chicago is $1.10 per ton.

The schr. Maggie McRae, with elm from Traverse City, is at Garden Island.

The schr. A. Minnes left Howe Island yesterday for Cobourg with stone, shipped by J.W. Brown.

The yachts Junita, Idle Hour and Sivius (sic - Sirius ?), of Clayton, were in port yesterday with fishing parties.

The steambarge Enterprise and barges, from Serpent River to Collinsby with timber, are in the Welland Canal.

The wages of sailors range from $1.25 to $2.00 per day. The rate from Chicago on vessels coming to Lake Ontario is $1.75 per day.

The schr. Rounds cleared from Portsmouth last evening for Oswego to load coal for Chicago. It had only proceeded a short distance when she sprung a leak, and returned for repairs. J. Graham, of this city, was under engagement

Arrivals - schr. Grantham, Toronto, 20,000 bush. wheat; schr. Kate Eccles, Charlotte, 268 tons coal; prop. Cuba, Chicago, 5,200 bush. corn; schr. Craftsman, Toledo, 20,000.

Cleared - schr. F.D. Barker, Sodus Point, light; schr. Nassau, Charlotte, light.

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British Whig (Kingston, ON), July 30, 1886