The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), June 11, 1888

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The str. Clinton and tow are loading railroad iron at Portsmouth for the west.

The Wildflower, a new sailing yacht lying at Portsmouth and owned by Capt. Pierce, will be ready for service on Saturday next. He intends living in her during the summer months.

The owners of the Jessie Breck, on her way from Toledo to Garden Island with timber, were disappointed this morning in not hearing from her.

Capt. Rowe, of the steamer Rescue, reports much difficulty in navigating the Napanee river this season on account of the low water. It is a long number of years since the water was so low as at present.

Arrivals: schrs. B.W. Folger, Oswego, 249 tons coal; Annie M. Foster, Charlotte, 165 tons coal.

Clearances: strs. R. Anglin, Cape Vincent, 1,650 ties; Raleigh and consort, light; schrs. P. Bennett, Oswego, 111,138 ft. lumber; J.G. Worts, Cleveland, light; Grantham, Cleveland, 666 tons iron ore; props. Glengarry, Oswego, 435,353 ft. lumber; Shickluna, Cleveland, light.

A Real Sea Serpent - seen between Simcoe and Wolfe Islands by Charles Staley and son, and two others, while sailing.

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Rick Neilson
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), June 11, 1888