The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), Aug. 24, 1887

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p.2 Did Niagara Cease To Flow? - on March 30, 1847.

p.8 Side-Wheelers - reminiscenses about early steamers - all sidewheelers until 1841 except Iroquois a stern overshot wheeler and the Rapid, a twin boat with a wheel between her hulls. [Ogdensburg Journal]


The schr. Rutherford cleared for Cleveland yesterday with a cargo of iron ore.

The tug McArthur expected to leave for Belleville tonight, to take in tow a raft for Quebec.

The schooner Watertown received a new foremast at Goble & Macfarlane's dry dock, Oswego, and loads coal for Chicago.

The Richardsons have loaded the schr. Clara White with wheat for Consecon, and the Khartoum with wheat for Westport.

The schr. Starling arrived at Portsmouth from Chicago last week with a cargo of grain. On being discharged it was found that she had 200 bushels damages which was purchased by Richardson & Son.

Arrivals: schr. Singapore, Oswego, 367 tons coal; prop. Niagara, Chicago, 24,475 bush. wheat.

Clearances: schr. E.H. Rutherford, Charlotte, 505 tons iron ore.

At Rathbun's dock the schr. Garibaldi is loading 134,000 feet of lumber for Oswego; the steamers Nile and Anglin, from Deseronto, are discharging wood and lumber, and the barge Isis, from Ottawa, is unloading lumber. The schr. Singapore has been chartered to carry lumber to Oswego.

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British Whig (Kingston, ON), Aug. 24, 1887