The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), May 31, 1887

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There are 497,000 bushels of corn and wheat afloat on the lakes for Kingston.

The Laura D. is loading lumber for Oswego.

The str. John Thorn is receiving false sides at Calvin & Son's ship-yard.

Mr. James Swift will tranship at this port for Oswego 300,000 ft. of lumber which is coming from Ottawa today.

The new steamer Ella Ross, which plies between Kingston and Montreal, left this morning at 4 o'clock on her first trip.

The schrs. A. Falconer and Gold Hunter, with 40,000 ft. of lumber, shipped by the Rathbun company, cleared for Oswego this morning.

The sloops Minnie and Laura D., from the Bay of Quinte, have discharged 4,500 bushels of peas at Richardson & Son's elevator. This firm will ship 5,000 bush. of peas to Deseronto tomorrow.

The schr. Queen of the Lakes, which was recently recovered from a shoal near Presque Isle, on which she lay during the winter with a cargo of coal, was unloaded at Richardson's dock, and afterwards taken to Portsmouth. She is now resting on the bottom of the harbour. The schr. was abandoned by her owners, the Conger coal company to the insurance companies. They have now tendered the boat to her owners. One of the representatives of the coal company was expected in the city today, to decide what will be done with the vessel.

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British Whig (Kingston, ON), May 31, 1887