The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), June 27, 1887

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The barge Dauntless is being rebuilt.

The schr. Bessie Barwick is at Portsmouth with corn from Chicago.

The schrs. Gearing and Oliver Mowat have cleared light for Oswego.

A new steamer, Peerless, of Morristown, has been put on the Gananoque-Clayton route.

E.B. Howard, Cape Vincent, has bought the steam yacht George A. Bagley of Henderson Harbor.

The steamer Princess Louise leaves for Gananoque, Thousand Island Park and Alexandria Bay daily at 4 p.m.

The steambarge Nile and barges with 350,000 feet of lumber, from Ottawa, are on their way to the city.

The steamer Ontario will run between Charlotte and Alexandria Bay on July 6th. She has been handsomely fitted up.

The steam-yacht Minnie, of Alexandria Bay, left for the Rideau canal this morning with a party of American gentlemen.

Arrivals at Swift's wharf - steamers Persia and Corinthian, Montreal; Corsican, Toronto; Ocean, St. Catharines.

The schr. W.R. Taylor, at Garden Island, is having her centre board repaired. She loads 650 tons of iron ore for Cleveland.

The tug Proctor with the barge Dakota, 1,140 tons coal, run from Charlotte to Brockville, 180 miles, in seventeen and a half hours. Fast towing.

The steamer Maud will in future leave for Cape Vincent at 7 a.m. and 3 p.m., returning at 11:30 a.m. and 7 p.m. The new time table on the R.W. & O.R.R. is the most convenient ever issued for Kingstonians.

A charge of $1 is charged to a vessel or steamer trading between American ports each time it enters or clears from this harbour. The vessel and steamboat men are frantic and have deluged the custom department with enquiries about the law.

Barges carrying 500,000 feet of lumber are en route from Ottawa to the city. The lumber is consigned to James Swift, and will be transhipped here for Oswego. The schrs. B.W. Folger and A.M. Foster have been chartered to carry some of it across the lake.

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Rick Neilson
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), June 27, 1887