The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), Sept. 15, 1886

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Capt. Allen is putting a new mast in the steamer St. Lawrence.

The steam yacht Junita brought four passengers from Clayton.

The prop. Europe has been cut in two and will be lengthened.

The steam yacht Iona left today with a hunting party for the Rideau Canal.

The tug McArthur, (Capt. McDonald,) has arrived in port and will fit out for wintering purposes.

The steam yachts Roswell P. Flower and Ione had a collision near Alexandria Bay which worked considerable damage to both. An investigation will be held.

The schr. Mary Everett rolled her main and fore top-masts and fore masthead out 10 miles off Oswego yesterday morning. The sea was very high. The schooner was bound for Toronto, light. She ran into port here for repairs.

The steamer Spartan started up the river on Sunday night, but owing to heavy weather returned. At 3 o'clock on Monday morning the steamer started for the west, but could not get any further than South Bay. Here she lay until yesterday afternoon when she started back to the city. Her trip to Toronto was abandoned and she proceeded to Montreal.

Cleared - schr. Jessie Macdonald, Oswego, 77,740 feet lumber; schr. W. Elgin, Oswego, 111,580 feet lumber.

Portsmouth Items - The schr. Annie Falconer has been hauled out upon the marine railway for repairs.

Mr. R. Davis and Capt. Pierce have made offers for the leasing of the marine railway. The active operation of it will be of advantage to Portsmouth.

Incidents Of The Day - The str. Marquis of Lorne, rented by the Rockwood Asylum authorities, was engaged today in giving the lunatics a run about the harbor.

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Rick Neilson
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), Sept. 15, 1886