The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), Sept. 7, 1886

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The schr. Gleniffer has gone to St. Catharines.

The schr. Philo Bennett cleared with lumber for Oswego.

The prop. Scotia cleared for Cleveland today with 100 tons of phosphate.

The schr. Craftsman is on her way from Manitoulin to Chicago with steel rails.

The schr. Clara White, from Gananoque, has begun loading lumber for Cape Vincent.

The prop. Sir Leonard Tilley and consorts are in the Welland Canal en route to Garden Island.

The tug Active towed the tug Thompson to Portsmouth, where she will receive a general overhauling.

The schr. Gleniffer, with wheat from Detroit, was 46 bushels short in discharging at the M.T. Company's wharf.

The tug Active towed the schr. R.C. Proctor from Portsmouth to the city yesterday. She will load lumber for Oswego.

The prop. Isaac May, 3,500 bush. corn, and schr. Sovereign, 2,500 (sic) bush. corn, have been chartered in Chicago for Kingston at 6 1/2 cents per bushel.

The schr. J.H. Breck passed down this morning for Brockville with 700 tons of coal. At Cleveland she lost her mizzen mast and made a quick passage without it.

In view of the increased traffic on the Rideau Canal the feeling is growing that the government should do something towards lighting the locks and placing buoys at dangerous points.

The schr. Carr, which sank near Port Colborne, was formerly the Canadian schooner Maple Leaf. In 1884 Michael Carr fitted her out. She has been in hard luck ever since, being tied up much of this season. She was worth about $2,000.

The prop. Myles and consort left Portsmouth last evening for Ashtabula. Here they will load 2,250 tons of coal, 80 cents freight, for Fort William and McKay's Harbour. On their down trip the barges Gulnair and Windsor will bring deals to Kingston and the propeller wheat from Duluth.

Arrivals - schr. Undine, Sault Ste. Marie, 246,981 feet pine deals; prop. Myles, Sault Ste. Marie, 608,500 feet pine deals; schr. Gulnair, Sault Ste. Marie, 391,788 feet pine deals.

Cleared - schr. Gleniffer, Chicago, light; schr. Julia, Oswego, 100,000 feet lumber; prop. Scotia, Cleveland, 100 tons phosphate.

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British Whig (Kingston, ON), Sept. 7, 1886