The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), May 17, 1887

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The schr. O.S. Storrs is loading lumber for Oswego.

H.H. Warner's $50,000 steam yacht Siesta is off for Lake Superior.

The schrs. Acacia, Julia and Katie Eccles arrived today from Toronto.

The str. St. Lawrence had a trial trip on Saturday afternoon. She is in splendid working order.

George Hall & Co., having purchased the steamer Stranger, will fit her up for the passenger business between Ogdensburg and Alexandria Bay.

The prop. Nipegon (sic Nipigon ?), partly burned at Clayton last fall, having received new upper works and been fashioned into a steam barge at Clayton, is at Ogdensburg, to be finished and painted.

The coal in the schr. Queen of the Lakes, which was sunk last fall near Presque Isle, will be sold at auction. The boat will be repaired here. She was owned in Toronto and was insured for $2,000 against total loss.

The schr. Oliver Mowat cleared for Cleveland with ore today.

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Rick Neilson
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), May 17, 1887