The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), Aug. 1, 1888

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The steamer McArthur arrived from Oswego this morning and will go to Belleville for a raft.

During the winter the steamship Rosedale will be lengthened 60 feet. The addition will make her as long as the steamship Algonquin.

The schr. W.R. Taylor, Capt. James Dix, arrived at Garden Island from Cheboygan with timber. She is going to Detroit to get more timber for the same place.

Last evening about 9:30 o'clock the tug Munson arrived at Swift's dock with the dredge J.H. Munson and barges. The plant came here from Belleville and will work here for the K. & P. R.R. company. The dredge is lit by electricity.

Breck & Booth have completed the following charters: schrs. Sligo and Wawanosh, to carry coal from Oswego to Toronto at 35 cents freight; schr. Albacore, iron ore from Kingston to Cleveland, 65 cents freight; schr. A. Foster, phosphate, Kingston to Fairhaven, and coal back.

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Rick Neilson
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), Aug. 1, 1888