The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), June 24, 1887

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The str. Corinthian passed down this morning from the west with a large passenger list.

The schr. Gearing made a very fast trip between Kingston and Oswego. She left here on Wednesday, light, loaded coal at Oswego, and arrived back today at 11 o'clock.

The steamers Varuna and Deseronto, while making for the wharf at Thompson's Point, had a collision. The Deseronto was struck forward by the Varuna and five planks stove in.

The schr. W.R. Taylor has been chartered by Breck & Booth to carry iron ore to Chicago at $1 per ton. The schr. Jessie H. Breck will carry coal from Oswego to Fort William at $1.40 per ton.

Arrivals: prop. California, Chicago, 4,000 bush. wheat; schr. E.H. Rutherford, Toronto, 19,471 bush. wheat; prop. Niagara, Duluth, 10,001 bush. wheat; steam barge W.B. Hall, Duluth, 29,000 bush. wheat; schr. Gearing, Oswego, coal; schr. Emerald, Port Arthur, wheat.

Clearances: Canal boat P. McGinnis, N.Y., 230 tons ashes; canal boat Drummond, N.Y., 230 tons ashes; schr. Emerald, Ashtabula, light.

The steamer St. Lawrence is on the Clayton-Alexandria Bay route, and next week she will make five trips daily between there and the bay. The Maynard will go on the Cape route on Monday, taking the place of the Juanita, making two trips a day.

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British Whig (Kingston, ON), June 24, 1887