The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), June 18, 1887

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The steamer Rothesay took about 600 passengers to Ogdensburg yesterday.

The steamer Ontario will commence making regular trips to the Thousand Islands on July 6th.

The steambarge Anglin and sloop Lorraine have cleared for Cape Vincent with railroad ties.

The prop. Blanchard, grain laden, which met with an accident to her machinery off Point Betsy, will be towed to Kingston.

On Monday Kill's three large barges will arrive here from Ottawa with 500,000 feet of lumber for Rathbun & Co. It will be transhipped and carried to Oswego.

The paragraph, taken from the Oswego Palladium, intimating that the captains of the steamer Chieftain and barges Siren, Rapid and Lark had been fined $500 apiece for neglect in not having masters' manifests of cargoes, created a surprise here. The owners of the craft say no fines were imposed. The statement was erroneous in every particular.

Arrivals: schr. White Oak, Oswego, 362 tons coal; sloop Carleton, Cape Vincent, 264 bales hay.

Clearances: schr. Clara White, Ogdensburg, 85,000 feet lumber; steambarge R. Anglin, Cape Vincent, 2,000 ties; sloop Lorraine, Cape Vincent, 1,600 ties.

Napanee Happenings - The steamer Pioneer, put on the Kingston-Simcoe Island ferry, was formerly owned in Napanee. She was transformed from a sail to a steam yacht.

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Rick Neilson
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), June 18, 1887