The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), Aug. 13, 1886

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The schr. Speedwell, grain laden from Toronto, lost part of her rigging during the gale.

The schr. Clara Youell, from Toronto, was 24 bush. short in her cargo of wheat, dischargd at the M.T. Co.'s wharf.

Mr. Inspector O'Brien is at present inspecting steamers. He inspected the Toneata today and the Quinte and Varuna yesterday.

The schr. Emerald, Amherstburg, and steam barge Bruno and consorts, Sault Ste. Marie, timber; steamer Thompson and consorts, Toledo, wheat, are in the canal en route to Kingston.

The ship carpenters who left the employ of the M.T. Co. yesterday morning are still out. They say that when they do go to work Capt. Gaskin will have to speak in civil language to them.

The schrs. Jessie H. Breck and Grantham have been chartered to carry ore to Cleveland. The former vessel will be loaded at once. On Monday ore will be shipped from mines along the K. & P.R.R.

The prop. Nipegon has been detained in Toronto for lack of inspection papers. Capt. Collins telegraphed to Ottawa, asking permission to proceed to Kingston to unload the cargo on the understanding that the boat would be taken back to Toronto for the usual inspection.

Arrivals - prop. California, Chicago, 6,222 bush. wheat; schr. Speedwell, Toronto, 12,470 bush. wheat; schr. Lisgar, Chicago, 23,102 bush. wheat; prop. Lincoln, Chicago, 17,253 bush. wheat; schr. Singapore, Charlotte, 402 tons coal; schr. Annie Falconer, Toronto, 12,158 bush. wheat.

Cleared - schr. Clara Youell, Cleveland, light; prop. Lincoln and schr. Lisgar, St. Catharines, light; schr. B.W. Folger, Oswego, 112,000 feet lumber.

p.2 Voice From Wolfe Island - summer resort Channel Grove uses str. Khartoum as ferry to city.

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Rick Neilson
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), Aug. 13, 1886