The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), June 3, 1887

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p.3 Picton - The many friends of Capt. John Waters of the Main Ducks, (and they are numerous among the nautical men) will regret to hear that he has been confined to his bed for the past three weeks.



The schr. Maggie McRae cleared last night for Ashtabula.

The schr. O.S. Storrs is at Portsmouth with 10,000 bushels of peas from Napanee.

H.P. Grange is the purser on the str. Spartan. She goes east tomorrow morning.

The prop. Pridgeon is on her way from Chicago to Ogdensburg with 54,000 bushels corn.

The schr. Marquis, now at Tonawanda, goes to George's (sic - Georgian ?) Bay to load lumber for Buffalo at $2.

The prop. California ran into port today from Chicago, and is lightening 7,573 bushels of corn.

Arrivals: schr. J.G. Worts, Duluth, 22,963 bush. wheat; prop. Shickluna, Duluth, 16,300 bush. wheat.

The schr. Comanche, Oswego, has been refitted with new spars, etc. She will be renamed the Thomas Dobbie.

The schr. J.V. Watson, ashore at Detour, is insured for $15,000, and expected to go to pieces in a few days. The schr. Senator, beached near the Watson, is insured for $4,800.

Simon T. Easton, Ottawa, has purchased the steamer Ida from Capt. Williamson. This vessel runs up the picturesque Rideau to Ottawa. W. McCarnay will again officiate as purser.

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Rick Neilson
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), June 3, 1887