The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), Aug. 3, 1887

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The str. Reliance cleared for Charlotte with 4,700 railroad ties.

The schr. Norway left yesterday in tow of the str. D.D. Calvin for Toledo.

The prop. Persia from St. Catharines called this morning and after a short stay passed down to Montreal.

The steam barge Nile and barges are en route to the city, from Ottawa, with 350,000 feet of lumber for the Rathbun Co.

On Tuesday the schr. Laura D. made the run from Batteau channel to Oswego in five hours and three-quarters.

The str. Spartan arrived here from Toronto this morning and discharged a great deal of freight, mostly fruit. There was a large number of passengers on board.

Some of the sailors, who have been working on the schooners towed by the steamer D.D. Calvin, refused to work for $1 per day and demanded $1.25. This morning the boats cleared without the strikers. Other men filled their places.

Many vessel men have been conjuring their minds as to the schr. George Marsh, which aided McGarigle in flying to Canada. She is a small lake vessel, owned by the Marsh-Bingham lumber company of Chicago. She was built in 1882 at Muskegon, Michigan and registers 170 tons. She rates A 1 1/2 and is valued at $10,000.

Arrivals: schrs. Bessie Barwick, Duluth, 19,500 bush. wheat; steamer Celtic, Duluth, 17,300 bush. wheat; schr. Clara White, Oswego, 121 tons coal; schr. Grantham, Duluth, 23,381 bush. wheat.

Clearance: steam-barge Reliance, Charlotte, 4,700 ties.

Toronto Yachts In Port - Rosamond and Condor.

Home From Charlotte - Capt. Murray, one of crew of yacht Laura.

Incidents Of The Day - yacht Norah on ways at Deseronto to be fitted out for yacht races at Kingston on Monday.

Six men in the employ of the public department have been at Portsmouth several days taking measurements for the proposed dry dock.

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Rick Neilson
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), Aug. 3, 1887