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

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p.8 Presented With A Marine Glass - passengers present it to Capt. Estes of str. Ontario, for the manner in which he handled the rough conditions on trip from Clayton to Charlotte.


The schr. Elgin is loading lumber for Oswego.

The schr. O. Mowatt (sic - Mowat) is loading ore for Cleveland.

The schr. Proctor cleared with lumber for Toronto.

The steamer Rothesay had thirty-two excursions this summer and carried 12,800 persons.

It is said the K. & M. Forwarding Co. are talking of purchasing the marine railway at Portsmouth.

The steambarge Water Lily and barges arrived from Ottawa with 500,000 lath and 80,000 feet of lumber.

The schr. Oliver, from Charlotte, passed down the river yesterday with a cargo of coal from Brockville.

The schr. Julia is loading lumber for Toronto and the schr. McDonald will take lumber to Oswego.

The steambarge Tecumseh brought wheat from Chicago. When discharged her cargo was found to be 98 bushels short.

The schr. W.R. Taylor has been chartered by Breck & Booth to carry ore from Weller's Bay to Cleveland at 60 cents per ton. This is the first movement of ore from Weller's Bay in two years. A rate of 50 cents per ton is paid from Kingston. The schr. Oliver Mowat is loading the mineral at the K. & P.R.R. dock.

Sept. 14, 1886


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