The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), Aug. 20, 1886

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The schr. A. Foster commenced to load lumber for Oswego today.

The schr. Nellie Hunter is being painted and put into repair for the barley business.

Richardson & Son are loading the barge Harvest with 6,000 bushels of wheat for Montreal.

The steam yacht Lucille, hauled out at Davis' shipyard yesterday, received a new brass wheel.

The schr. A. Falconer loaded coal in Oswego and cleared for Toronto yesterday. Freight 20 cents per ton.

R. Davis intends removing his ship yard to the foot of Ontario street, where Fraser's dry dock was formerly located.

The steamers Rideau Belle, Marquis of Lorne and Toneata will carry excursionists to Father Twohey's picnic at Westport on Tuesday next.

A steam wrench, manufactured at the Kingston foundry, will be put on the schr. W.B. Taylor, now discharging timber at Garden Island.

Capt. Griffin says that since the Laurie has taken the river route between Kingston and Alexandria Bay she has made money for her owner. Last season she ran between Cape Vincent and the Bay. Her patronage was poor.

Arrivals - schr. Grantham, Sandusky, 720 tons coal; schr. Caroline Marsh, Toronto, 16,000 bushels wheat; schr. B.W. Folger, Oswego, 250 tons coal; steamer D.D. Calvin and consorts, Cheboygan, timber; schr. W.R. Taylor, Toledo, timber; schr. S. Neelon, Portage, timber; tug Chieftain, Fairhaven, three barges with 1,800 tons coal.

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Rick Neilson
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), Aug. 20, 1886