The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), Oct. 7, 1886

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The schr. Julia is discharging 100 barrels of water lime at Eilbeck's dock.

The schr. Singapore will load iron ore for Cleveland.

There was in port, in vessels this morning, over 100,000 bushels of grain.

The prop. Celtic and schr. Grantham will load coal at Oswego for Duluth.

The prop. Glengarry and consort will load coal at Charlotte for Port Arthur.

Capt. Shroghan and Joseph Devan, of the schr. Glenora, caught a fish in Lake Superior that weighed over 18 lbs.

The steamer Freemason cleared today with 100 tons of coal for Westport, Newboro, and other points on the Rideau canal.

The str. Maud failed to connect with the train at Cape Vincent this morning. She was half an hour late. The delay was due to the heavy fog.

The prop. Ocean, Montreal; Lake Ontario and Lake Michigan, Hamilton, called at Swift's wharf. The prop. Michigan was on the marine railway at St. Catharines and received some repairs.

The str. D.D. Calvin and consort, and the schr. I.H. Breck, have arrived at Garden Island with timber from Autrain river. The schr. I.H. Breck goes to Charlotte to load coal for the locomotive works.

The prop. Celtic and schr. Grantham experienced severe weather in coming from Duluth. Twice (once on Lake Superior and once on Lake Huron), the propeller had to put the schooner adrift because of the gale.

Arrivals: schr. John Thorn, Clayton, light; steambarge Freemason, Oswego, 101 tons coal; prop. Myles, Duluth, 42,000 bush. wheat; barge John Gaskin, Duluth, 36,000 bush. wheat; prop. Glengarry, Duluth, 21,000 bush. wheat; barge Glenora, Duluth, 40,000 bush. wheat; schr. Julia, Oswego, 95 bbls. lime; prop. Celtic, Duluth, 17,000 bush. wheat; schr. Grantham, Duluth, 22,000 bush. wheat.

Cleared: barge Manitoba, Alexandria Bay, 86,335 feet lumber; schr. Craftsman, Ashtabula, 500 tons iron ore.

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British Whig (Kingston, ON), Oct. 7, 1886