The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), April 25, 1888

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The schr. J.H. Breck cleared today for Toledo to load timber for Garden Island.

The prop. Scotia, Capt. Fraser, will be ready for service at the lapse of a week.

The frost which prevailed last evening caused ice to be formed on the water in the harbour a quarter of an inch thick.

The schr. Delaware (Capt. Barclay) is being fitted out for service. She will go to Oswego and receive a general overhauling.

As soon as the ice drifts away the prop. Glengarry and schrs. Gaskin and Glenora will leave for the west. They will load grain for this port.

The steamer D.D. Calvin and schrs. Norway, Prussia, and Bavaria were expected to clear from Garden Island today for Hamilton to load timber.

Captain John Preston, Oswego, is to have command of a large steam-barge being built at Sandusky. The new boat will be out about May 15th.

The steamer H.A. Calvin went up to Nine Mile Point to break a way through the ice. The prop. Armenia with coal is enroute here from Charlotte.

S.J. Kirkpatrick has shipped a cargo of stone from the Division street quarry to Trenton, to be used in building the custom house and post office there. He will send another ship load at once.

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Rick Neilson
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), April 25, 1888