The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), May 27, 1887

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The schr. Augusta has gone to Toledo to load timber for Kingston.

The prop. Myles and schrs. Gulnair and W.R. Taylor cleared for the canal light.

The schr. Philo Bennett, Oswego, is discharging coal at Crawford's.

The sloop Lorraine is discharging 4,000 bushels of peas at Richardson & Son's wharf.

The new Welland Canal was opened yesterday morning to vessels drawing 14'.

The str. D.D. Calvin and tow brought from the west 120,000 cubic feet of board pine.

The steam-barge Active and three barges have arrived from Bay City, Mich., with over 1,000,000 feet of two-inch lumber.

The steamer D.D. Calvin and consort reached Garden Island from Lake Superior yesterday, with timber from Lake Superior.

George Goble, Oswego, has purchased from a New York sail maker the sails used on the yacht Priscilla. They will be altered to fit the schooner Comanche.

The steamer Stranger is at Ogdensburg undergoing thorough repairs. She has been purchased by Hall & Co., to be placed in trade between Ogdensburg and Alexandria Bay.

The schr. Watertown collided with the approach to the Chicago avenue bridge yesterday afternoon. The Watertown's jibboom was carried away, and the approach slightly damaged.

The four line boats Algerian, Capt. Trowell; Corsican, Capt. St. Claire; Spartan, Capt. Irvine; and Corinthian, Capt. Ada, from Montreal to Toronto, will commence to run on the first of June.

S.H. Phippen has sold the steambarge Saxon to A. Muir, Port Huron. The price was $5,000. The Saxon has left Port Dalhousie for Montreal and will return to Kingston when she will be delivered to her owner.

The str. John Thorn will be hauled out at Calvin & Son's shipyard and receive a new keelson. The marine railway in this yard will receive extensive repairs, and then the firm will be in a position to accommodate all kinds of craft needing overhauling.

On Tuesday evening as the steambarge W.D. Hall, commanded by Capt. J. Clifford, from Duluth to Kingston, was entering the new canal at St. Catharines, she struck the wing wall of the lock and received some injury to her stern, causing her to spring a leak. Several hundred bushels of grain were damaged.

p.6 Collinsby - The schooner Annie Craig, which when grounded here 3 years ago was left a wreck, was pumped out last week and will be taken to Montreal for repairs.

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Rick Neilson
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), May 27, 1887