The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), July 21, 1887

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p.1 Late Local News - When the str. Ontario reached Charlotte Tuesday it was discovered that her shaft was cracked and the down trip was abandoned.



The sloops Lorraine and Laura D., from Trenton, are discharging lumber at Rathbun dock.

The steamers Glide and Chieftain, with four barges each, light, from Montreal, arrived today.

The Toronto people need stone, but are only willing to pay vessels 35 cents freight to carry it from Kingston.

The steamer John Thorn came into port this forenoon with quite a number of passengers on board who were anxious to see the city.

On Monday afternoon the schr. B.W. Folger cleared for Oswego with 120,000 ft. of lumber, discharged it, loaded 240 tons of coal, and reached this city on Wednesday morning at 6 o'clock. This was very quick work.

Arrivals: schr. Clara White, Oswego, 123 tons coal; barge Southampton, Sandusky, 664 tons coal; barge Gaskin, Sandusky, 623 tons coal; barge Oriental, Sandusky, 679 tons coal; steam barge Scotia, Sandusky, 518 tons coal; prop. Lake Michigan, Sandusky, 7,087 bush. wheat.

Clearances: schr. Hanlan, Oswego, light; schr. Picton, Oswego, 152,875 feet timber.

Deepening The Harbor - Yesterday Capt. Paul received orders from Ottawa to commence deepening the harbor. A gang of divers has been engaged and will begin work next week. The tug Lillie, to be used in service, is being fitted out.

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Rick Neilson
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), July 21, 1887