The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), Sept. 23, 1886

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The schr. White Oak is loading lumber for Oswego.

Sailors' wages out of Chicago have been fixed at $2.50 per day.

The prop. Scotia and consort cleared for Brockville and Montreal yesterday.

Application has been made to have the Canadian steamer Quebec placed on the American register.

The steamers Corinthian, Toronto, and Ocean, Montreal, called at Swift's wharf yesterday.

Capt. McLeod, Buffalo, is in the city looking after the damaged grain in the barge Severn. It will probably be sold here.

The passenger list of the steamer Corinthian, which passed east this morning, was large. A number of English tourists were on board.

Today 6,000 bushels of damaged grain were sold by Capt. McLeod to B.W. Folger for 11 1/2 cents per bush. The duty is paid by the purchaser.

The yacht Atalanta will be put into racing trim during the winter. She will have new canvass. The sloop Norah will be altered to increase her speed.

Acting Secretary Fairchild has instructed the Collector of Customs at Oswego, N.Y., to warn tug masters that the resumption of a tow of American vessels, dropped in our waters, will entail a penalty. The tug Thompson has been a transgressor.

The steamer McArthur will likely leave for Windsor tomorrow and there engage in the wrecking business. Her owners have sent to New York for a 12" hawser, 1,000 feet long. It is expected to arrive here tomorrow.

Arrivals - schr. Elgin, Fairhaven, 221 tons coal.

Cleared - schr. S. Neelon, Cleveland, 553 tons iron ore.

Deseronto Briefs - The steam barge Tecumseh and consorts are in the canal en route to Kingston with corn from Toledo.

The str. Reindeer while en route to Picton on Tuesday broke her shaft and had to be towed back for repairs. The str. Reliance has also broken one of her shafts.

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Rick Neilson
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), Sept. 23, 1886