The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), Aug. 17, 1887

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The schr. P. Bennett arrived today in port from Oswego with 182 tons coal.

The schr. A. Falconer, of Toronto, is discharging wheat here.

The schr. W.R. Taylor cleared today for Cleveland with a cargo of iron ore.

The steambarge Niagara, from Chicago, lightened grain today and proceeded to Montreal.

The M.T. Company intend building a new elevator. No. 2 elevator, now in use, will be taken apart and the machinery in her placed in the new elevator.

The schooner yacht Gracie, with Messrs. McCready, Crumley, Middleton,, R. Reid, Joseph Lafonniere and Joseph Miller on board, is cruising among the islands.

Davis, ship-builder, is at work on a steam yacht for a Kingstonian. It will be 50 feet over all, 9 feet beam, and 4 feet depth of hold. It will be fitted up in good style, with a compound engine and machinery, the best that the Kingston foundry can produce. The cost will be $2,000. The boat will be completed in October.

Incidents Of The Day - The government engineers are still taking soundings of the Portsmouth harbor in connection with the dry dock scheme.

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British Whig (Kingston, ON), Aug. 17, 1887