The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), June 13, 1887

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The sloop Lorraine cleared with ties for Cape Vincent on Saturday.

The schr. Oliver Mitchell has gone to Grindstone Island to load stone for Chicago.

Mr. E. Adams, inspector of steamboats, makes an official tour to Brockville tomorrow.

The barges Lark, Cyrene and Beauport have cleared, light, for Oswego. They load coal for Brockville.

The barge Lark has discharged 800 iron rails at the Kingston & Pembroke railway company's wharf.

The schr. Lady Macdonald, with lumber from French River to Thorold, is aground on Fighting Island. She is two feet out.

The tug McArthur reached Collinsby last evening with a raft from Toronto. It will be enlarged when the tug will clear for Montreal.

Capt. Rothwell, sr., has purchased the str. Pioneer, of Napanee, and will run her in connection with the island ferry. She will call at Simcoe Island.

The schr. Watertown takes coal from Oswego to Chicago at $1.90 per ton. She unloaded wheat at Chicago, the first cargo to arrive there this season from the west.

The str. Quinte, owned by the Rathbun company, left today for Toronto. She has been chartered for three months to run between that place and Lorne Park.

The tug Col. By and two barges, with lumber from Ottawa, arrived today for Swift. It will be taken to Oswego by the schooners O.S. Storrs and B.W. Folger.

On Sept. 19th, 1884, the schr. Eliza Gerlach collided with the schr. T.H. Howland in the straits, damaging the Howland to the extent of $3,000. The Gerlach was libelled and the suit argued at Milwaukee on Tuesday. Judge Dyer decided that the Gerlach was at fault.

Clearances: prop. City of Montreal, Cleveland, light; sloop Lorraine, 18,000 ties and 5,000 feet of lumber; schr. Philo Bennett, Oswego, lumber.

Arrivals: schr. Midland Rover, Duluth, 21,450 bushels of wheat; prop. City of Montreal, Duluth, 15,000 bushels of wheat; schr. Nellie Hunter, Toronto, 11,716 bushels wheat; schr. Oliver Mowat, Toledo, 524 tons coal; schr. C. Gearing, Fairhaven, 115 tons coal; schr. B.W. Folger, Charlotte, 219 tons coal.

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British Whig (Kingston, ON), June 13, 1887