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

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p.3 A Shipbuilding Revival - unprecedented demand for vessels on the great lakes; building str. Susquehanna, 322' x 40' x 30'; steel and iron.



The yacht White Wings is on the way at Deseronto undergoing repairs.

The steamer Craftsman and barge Erin bring 60,000 bushels of corn to Kingston from Chicago.

The schooner Sparta arrived in Toronto with the loss of a foremast, which was shivered by lightning.

The crew of the schooner Belle, of Toronto, abandoned the vessel when off Oakville. She was laden with stone and was in a leaky condition.

The schr. Two Brothers, from Deseronto with lumber, and the tug Col. By and barges, Ottawa, with 300,000 ft. lumber, reached here for Rathbun & Co. yesterday.

Arrivals - schrs. White Oak, Toronto, 11,287 bush. wheat; Severn, Chicago, 31,000 bush. corn; prop. Isaac May, Chicago, 24,691 bush. corn.

Cleared - Schr. Mary, Oswego, 99,823 ft. lumber.

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