The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), Sept. 8, 1887

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p.8 The Corinthian Ashore - Montreal, Sept. 7th - As the steamer Corinthian of the Richelieu & Ontario navigation company was late tonight, she proceeded to land at Lachine to allow her passengers to come to Montreal by train. There were no lights on the pier, and owing to the high winds and the darkness she ran on the breakwater


The tug Active and barges, light, cleared for Oswego.

The sloop Lorraine brought lumber to the city from Deseronto.

The steambarge Tecumseh and tow are discharging timber at Collinsby.

The str. Princess Louise made her last trip to the city from the Thousand Island Park yesterday.

The steamer Pioneer will not make regular trips to Simcoe Island after this week.

The schr. W.R. Taylor arrived at Garden Island yesterday morning with timber from Toledo. She made the trip from the canal to the city in twenty hours.

Yesterday the wind was so high that the tug Thompson, with six barges, could not get past the foot of Wolfe Island. The str. Active relieved the Thompson of three of her barges.

Capt. Rothwell will sell, if purchasers can be got, the steamers Princess Louise and Pioneer. The captain says that if the boats are sold he will build a large screw wheel boat for the river trade, which is increasing rapidly.

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Rick Neilson
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), Sept. 8, 1887