The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), July 25, 1887

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The schr. Philo Bennett arrived at Breck & Booth's dock today from Oswego.

The schr. Jessie Breck is on Lake Erie. She is bound for this port with 23,000 bush. of wheat from Duluth. Freight, 7 1/2 cents.

The steamer Chieftain cleared from Portsmouth with three barges, coal laden, for Montreal.

The tug McArthur left for Trenton yesterday, and will tow a raft from that place to Quebec.

The steamer Norseman passed down to Alexandria Bay yesterday with a large number of passengers on board.

The schr. Beals, 22,000 bush. wheat from Duluth, and schr. Dundee, 20,000 bush. wheat, Toronto, are discharging their cargoes at Portsmouth.

In all probability Capt. Porte, master of the steamer Varuna, will build a steamer in this city, to run on the Bay of Quinte next season. The new boat will travel 20 miles an hour.

The asylum authorities have hired the steam yacht Julian from Capt. Davis, of Gananoque, for the summer for $250. It is likely a steam yacht will be built this winter by Mr. R. Davis, for the asylum people.

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Rick Neilson
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), July 25, 1887