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

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The vessel freight on lumber, carried from Trenton to Oswego, is 90 cents.

There is now afloat 1,000,000 feet of lumber between Ottawa and this city, and consigned to Swift.

The schr. B.W. Folger has been chartered to carry coal to Napanee. Freight, 40 cents per towage.

The schr. Jessie Breck was expected to arrive today from Duluth with a cargo of wheat.

The steambarge Hall and consort, schr. Emerald, and prop. Myles and consort, were expected from Duluth today with grain.

The propeller Tilley and consort have arrived from Duluth. The steamer has 40,000 bushels wheat; schr. Neyland, 23,000 bushels wheat; Benson, 23,000 bushels wheat; T.R. Merritt, 24,650 bush. wheat.

After coaling at Swift's dock the steamer McArthur cleared with a large raft for Quebec. It was made at Collinsby and Trenton.

p.5 Injured By A Coal Basket - while loading schooner with ore.

p.8 Lake Yacht Racing Association - first race at Toronto yesterday, won by Merle - details.

Examining Dock Sites - Messrs. Lafleur and Perley, government engineers, arrived from Ottawa last night. The cause of their visit is to survey the different sites selected by the board of trade for the proposed dry dock. This morning, accompanied by Ald. Muckleston, they visited the sites, and will at once commence making a careful examination of them. They will probably remain in the city two weeks.

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British Whig (Kingston, ON), July 27, 1887