The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), Sept. 23, 1887

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The steambarge Anglin cleared for Cape Vincent with 1,500 ties.

The schr. A. Foster cleared today for Cape Vincent with 160 gross tons of iron ore. Freight 35 cents per ton. It will be shipped by rail to New York.

The schr. Annandale is loading lumber for Oswego. She was purchased yesterday from J.B. Carruthers by Rooney Brothers, of Cobourg.

The steamer Corinthian has gone into winter quarters at Sorel and the str. Magnet has been put on the Toronto and Montreal route in her stead.

The tug Thompson and four barges arrived last night from Oswego with coal for Montreal. After calling they proceeded down the river. The boats were wind-bound at Sackett's Harbor for a day.

The str. Toneata has been sold to A. Lumsden, Ottawa, for $1,250 cash. She will be shipped on the cars at Ottawa and taken up to Mattawa, some 260 miles above the capital. She will be used for carrying lumber up the river. There is a run of sixty miles. She will be kept busy carrying supplies and passengers.

The steambarge Lincoln and consorts, grain laden for Kingston, put into Cheboygan, Mich., on Tuesday, the former being disabled in her machinery. Repairs will be made. The smoke is so dense in the straits they were delayed twelve hours near Skillagalee. Never before has it been so thick in the Straits as at present.

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Rick Neilson
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), Sept. 23, 1887