The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), Aug. 21, 1886

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The schr. Kate Eccles is loading lumber for Oswego.

The schrs. Julia and Bennett have been chartered to carry lumber to Oswego.

The tug Sir John and four barges, carrying 1,000,000 feet of lumber, cleared for Quebec today.

The schr. O. Mowat, from Wolfe Island, en route to Toronto with stone, passed up today.

The tug McArthur cleared today for Oswego. She will go thence to Toronto, where a raft is ready for towage to Quebec.

The schrs. Prussia and Bavaria, from Cleveland, with 1,440 tons of coal for Brockville, passed down the river yesterday.

Schr. F.J. King, Manistee, deals; steambarge Lincoln and one barge, Toledo, corn, are in the Welland Canal bound for Kingston.

Fears are entertained for the safety of the schr. Sea Foam, light, from Sackett's Harbor for Charlotte. Nothing has been heard of her for a week.

The steam barge Nile and barges are on their way from Ottawa to the city with 358,000 feet of lumber for the Rathbun agency.

A few days ago the steambarge Resolute carried to Oswego, from Kingston, the largest cargo of lumber in her record, 358,000 ft. She never before carried over 351,000 ft.

The schr. Hannah Butler, crossing from Oswego to Wellington, with stone, was run into by a black two-masted schooner on Wednesday night. The accident led to the tearing away of the bowsprit, jibboom, catheads, pall post, windlass, and in fact everything forward except the foremast of the Butler. Damages, $600.

Arrivals - schr. Clara White, Oswego, 112 tons coal; prop. Cuba, Chicago, 6,500 bush. wheat; schr. White Oak, Oswego, 361 tons coal; barge Acadia, Oswego, 526 tons coal.

Cleared - schr. Caroline Marsh, Oswego, light; steamer Reliance, Oswego, 201,748 ft. lumber.

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Rick Neilson
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), Aug. 21, 1886