The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), May 20, 1887

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p.7 Collinsby - The steambarge McArthur is expected to leave this village on Wednesday for Montreal and Quebec with a large raft of timber.

It is rumored that the Collinsby rafting company will close their business here this year and form a company with Mr. Calvin, of Garden Island. The working class here would much regret it.



The schr. O. Mowat cleared for Toledo with lumber.

The str. John Thorn will be known hereafter as the Islander.

F.M. Hepburn, Morrisburg, will again act as purser on the steamer Rothesay.

The water will be pumped out of the schr. Queen of the Lakes as the coal is taken from her.

The prop. Mattawan, which will tow the barge Saxon, now lying at Garden Island, arrived yesterday from Montreal.

Capt. John T. Van Alstine's vessel, the W.I. Preston, has been painted black. This is the first black vessel Capt. Van Alstine ever sailed.

Arrivals: schr. Clara White, Clayton, light; schr. A.M. Foster, Oswego, 151 tons coal; schr. E.H. Rutherford, Sandusky, 568 tons coal; Lewis Ross, Sandusky, coal.

Clearances: schr. O.S. Storrs, Oswego, 147,708 ft. lumber.

May 21, 1887


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Rick Neilson
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), May 20, 1887