The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), July 15, 1887

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J.G. Campbell has secured an interest in the yacht Gracie.

The schr. Jessie Breck is loading grain at Duluth for Kingston.

The schrs. Vienna and Erie Stewart cleared for Oswego.

The steamer Albion and barge Ash are discharging timber at Garden Island.

The steamer Magnet will leave for Montreal on Monday morning at 4 a.m.

The schr. E.P. Beals has been chartered in Chicago to carry wheat to Kingston at 6 cents per bushel.

The Varuna will commence her regular trips to 1000 Island Park on Saturday, and continue to the 3rd of Sept. inclusive.

Breck & Booth have chartered the schr. Sylvester Neelon to carry ore from Kingston to Chicago. Freight $1 per ton free.

The steam yacht Minnie, from Alexandria Bay, arrived this morning. Mr. Jeff George and Mr. and Mrs. Osborne are on board. They are going via the Rideau canal to Montreal.

The yacht Onaganock, built by R. Davis, for Hamilton Fraser, proprietor of Summit Hotel, Port Cockburn, Lake St. Joseph, will be shipped on Monday. She is 55 feet by 10 feet and is one of the best yachts ever built in Kingston.

A pretty yacht and a fast sailor, named Woodduck, called at Eilbeck's dock today. She is from Picton and had A. Carr, the owner, on board. R. Clapp is master, and his assistant is Harry Clapp. They are en route to Oswego if the wind is favorable.

Arrivals: prop. St. Magnus, Duluth, 35,000 bush. wheat; prop. California, Chicago, 7,000 bush. wheat; schr. Albatross, Toledo, 17,148 cubic feet oak; schr. Bavaria, Toledo, 22,603 cubic feet oak and ash; str. D.D. Calvin, Toledo, 31,235 cubic feet pine; schr. Denmark, Toledo, 17,589 cubic feet oak; schr. Norway, Toledo, 19,925 cubic feet oak and whitewood; schr. Prussia, St. Ignace, 23,980 cubic feet pine; schr. Picton, Cleveland, 311 tons coal.

Clearances: steam-barge R. Anglin, Cape Vincent, 2,000 ties.

p.8 Buying Up The Yachts - Rochester parties buying Oswego yachts.

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British Whig (Kingston, ON), July 15, 1887