The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), Sept. 17, 1886

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The storm signal is up.

The str. Algerian passed east this morning.

The schr. Philo Bennett will load lumber for Oswego.

The schr. Mary has arrived from Oswego with a cargo of coal.

The schr. Sylvester Neelon has been chartered to load iron ore for Cleveland.

The prop. America, on her final trip from Chicago to Montreal, passed east this morning.

The mate of the steamer Enterprise struck one of the sailors at Brockville and a police court action followed.

The schr. Grantham, in tow of the prop. Celtic, en route to Port Arthur with coal, has had a rough time on Lake Erie.

The steam barge Clinton and barges Grimsby and Gibraltar are in port. They are light and going to the canal for orders.

The Philo Bennett brought 215 tons of coal from Charlotte. It is being unloaded into the steambarge Water Lily, and will be taken to Ottawa.

The barges of the forwarding companies, engaged in the grain trade, are being laid up. It is not expected that many large cargoes will arrive here this fall from the west.

Owing to the heavy wind which blew down the lake last evening the strs. Hero and Corsican were unable to proceed on their respective routes and remained here until this morning.

The Rothesay will be improved the coming winter. It is proposed to rebuild her upper works, strengthen all the supports, and so arrange her cabins as to give accommodation for about two hundred more passengers. She will be used exclusively as an excursion boat.

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Rick Neilson
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), Sept. 17, 1886