The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), Sept. 16, 1887

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The yacht Laura has been stripped and laid up for the season.

The schr. O. Mowat is expected to clear today for Cleveland with 470 tons of ore.

The schr. Watertown is here with 22,000 bushels of grain from Chicago for Ogdensburg. Freight 6 1/2 cents.

The prop. Bruno and consort, the schrs. Maggie McRae and Laura, with grain from Duluth reached here last night.

The schr. W.R. Taylor cleared today for Chicago with 600 tons of iron ore. The schr. Oliver Mowat clears with a similar cargo tomorrow.

The schr. Watertown passed here today for Ogdensburg with a cargo of wheat from Chicago, on which she had a 6 1/2 cent freight.

Arrivals: prop. Bruno, Duluth, 17,000 bush. wheat; schr. Maggie McRae, Duluth, 24,200 bush. wheat; schr. Laura, Duluth, 24,150 bush. wheat.

Clearances: schr. Philo Bennett, Oswego, 106,023 feet lumber.

The steambarge Mattawan has abandoned her barges, stranded at Waugoshance, as total losses. The steam pump on the barge Smith, adjusted as she lay on her side, slipped from its position against the lee rail, crushing Capt. Ulysses Surles to death.

Richardson & Son shipped per G.T.R. to Trenton, Thorold and Port Robinson, 2,260 bushels of oats. They also shipped, per Laura D., 2,539 bushels of wheat to Glenora.

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Rick Neilson
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), Sept. 16, 1887