The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), July 3, 1888

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Eight barges, laden with lumber from Ottawa, were towed to Oswego last evening.

The schr. Edward Blake, which ran ashore at Tyrconnell, has been released uninjured.

The tug Hiram Calvin cleared today for Quebec with the eighth raft of the Calvin company.

The props. Rosedale and Cuba and schr. Comanche bring 127,000 bushels of corn to Kingston from Chicago at 4 cents.

The cost of re-uniting the str. Algonquin at Ogdensburg was about $5000. She carries 70,000 bushels grain.

The steamer Eleanor and barge Minnie carry stone from Gildersleeve's quarry to Napanee for the post-office.

On July 5th the steamer Annie Laurie will commence her regular trips between Sackett's Harbour and Alexandria Bay.

The schooner Sylvester Neelon left here Thursday evening and reported in Toledo Monday morning. This is considered fast time.

The oil schooner Morwood, wrecked on Grand Island last fall and sold by the underwriters to J.H. Gillett, of Marquette, has been raised.

The schr. Queen of the Lakes is being rebuilt. The work is being done at Deseronto, and is being superintended by Capt. Dandy, one of the owners of the boat.

The prop. Rhoda Emily, with corn from Chicago, ran on Point Frederick shoal this morning while going down to the M.T. Co.'s wharf. She went out a foot. She is being lightened.

Arrivals: schr. Mowat, Chicago, 39,321 bush. corn; schr. John Wesley, Chicago, 22,459 bush. corn; schr. Oliver Mitchell, Chicago, 20,000 bush. corn; tug Cummings, Oswego, barges in tow; schr. Julia, Oswego, 204 tons coal; schr. Jennie Matthews, Chicago, 24,369 bush. corn; tug Ferris, Oswego, four barges in tow; str. Freemason, and consorts, Oswego, coal; prop. Celtic, Duluth, 7,300 bush. wheat; schr. Gleniffer, Duluth, 21,100 bush. wheat; schr. P. Bennett, Oswego, 172 tons coal; prop. Tilley and consorts, Port Arthur, 112,000 bush. wheat.

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British Whig (Kingston, ON), July 3, 1888