The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), Aug. 18, 1886

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The schr. Erie Stewart cleared for Toronto today to load grain for Toledo.

The lumber shovers, loading two barges at the penitentiary dock, are receiving 25 cents an hour.

The Lorraine, discharging oats at Richardson's wharf, has been chartered to carry lumber from Deseronto to Kingston.

It will be two weeks before the steamer Passport can be raised and despatched to Montreal for repairs.

The schr. Jessie Breck, with the first cargo of iron ore that has left this port this season, is cleared for Cleveland today.

Capt. Dicke is in Brockville inspecting hulls. In only one instance has he been obliged to stop a steamer from running.

The new steamer, to be built here for Capt. Garrett, of Smith's Falls, will cost $16,000. It will be 108 feet keel, 30 feet beam, with 50 staterooms, bath rooms, barber shop, and all modern conveniences. Davis will probably be the builder.

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Rick Neilson
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), Aug. 18, 1886