The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), June 9, 1887

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The schr. Clara White is loading lumber for Dexter.

The schr. Westside is in port from Chicago with 20,987 bush. corn.

The schr. Speedwell takes iron ore to Cleveland. She will load coal at that place for Belleville.

Called at Swift's: steamers Ocean, Canada, California and Corsican, Montreal, and Algerian, Toronto.

Clearances: schr. Gearing, Fairhaven, light; schr. H. Dudley, Charlotte, light; schr. O.S. Storrs, Oswego, 150,194 feet lumber.

The steamer John Thorn was launched at Garden Island yesterday. She went to Clayton today, where she will be repainted and fitted out for the season.

The steamer Princess Louise towed the steamer Islander to Clayton today, where she will be fitted out to run on the Clayton-Alexandria Bay route.

The missing sloop yacht Modjeska, bound from Toledo to Rochester, and which was supposed to be lost, has turned up all right. She is lying in Port Maitland, windbound.

Capt. Booth claims that because of the lack of a dry dock here, on which the prop. Myles and schr. Jessie Breck could have been repaired, his firm has lost $700 on charters this year already. The Breck has just left the Oswego ways and loaded with coal for Hamilton.

Endorsed The Action - a public meeting approves of building a dry dock. (full column)

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Rick Neilson
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), June 9, 1887