The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), Oct. 18, 1887

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The schr. O. Mowat cleared today for Oswego with lumber.

The schr. B.W. Folger is loading grain for Oswego.

Steam was got up on the new tug J.A. Walker last evening. The boiler, made in the locomotive works, proved a success.

Last week the iron ore gang put into the str. City of Montreal 450 tons of ore for Cleveland; into the schr. A. Foster 175 tons for the Cape; and into the schr. Neelon 350 tons for Cleveland.

The schr. Blake, on which McGarigle escaped from Chicago, still lies at St. Catharines, not having earned a dollar since her return from Kingston. She will be seized as soon as she goes into American waters. It is probable she will be given a load for England this fall. She has already made one trip across the ocean.

Portsmouth Paragraphs - Parties are negotiating with Capt. Pierce to build a steamer to run on the Rideau canal between Ottawa and Kingston, the hull to be of iron.

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Rick Neilson
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), Oct. 18, 1887