The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), April 23, 1888

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The steamer Maud made her first trip to Cape Vincent today.

The schr. Dudley is still in the ice working her way to Deseronto.

The schr. B.W. Folger cleared for Oswego today, but it was thought she could not get out.

The schr. Huron will leave in a few days for Oswego to load coal for the west. Capt. Hogan ?, of St. Catharines, commands her.

The ice is out of Big Bay and the str. Hero expects to begin her trips this week.

The schr. B.W. Folger cleared for Oswego this morning with a load of barley. It is expected that she will have some difficulty in getting through the ice, of which there is plenty above Four Mile Point.

On Saturday afternoon the str. Walker went up the lake and ascertained the extent of the ice above the lighthouse. The captain reports having seen a large field of ice, and is of the opinion that the lake will not clear until next week.

The schr. Dudley, anchored off Garden Island on Saturday night, was shoved ashore by an ice floe. The Dudley was purchased recently by Capt. Roney, Cobourg, and was on her way to Deseronto to load barley for Oswego.

Incidents Of The Day - Capt. John Ewart, Port Hope, has bought the schooner Albacore from A. Muir & Bros., Port Dalhousie, and will sail her during the coming season.

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Rick Neilson
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), April 23, 1888