The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), Aug. 4, 1888

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The frame of the schr. Queen of the Lakes, being reconstructed at Deseronto, is ready for planking.

Mr. Bajus' new boat, the steamer Kathleen, left today on her first trip between Kingston and Montreal.

Vessel owners are endeavoring to establish an inland marine insurance association for the protection of hulls and cargoes on the cooperative principle.

The schooner Edward Blake, which carried McGarigle to Canada a year ago, has gone back to Chicago. It is her first appearance in those waters since she eluded the posse of pursuers in the straits. Capt. Irving, who commanded her a year ago, is no longer her master.

The steamer Jessie Bain has had hard luck this year. She has been laid up several times. Thursday night she attempted to make a landing at the dock belonging to Hon. J.J. Belden's new cottage, Round Island, and broke her wheel. The boat is at Clayton waiting for a new wheel.

Arrivals: schr. Victoria, Chicago, 21,000 bush. corn; schr. Singapore, Oswego, 394 tons coal; schr. C. Gearing, Oswego, 130 tons coal; steambarge Freemason, Oswego, 98 tons coal, with barges City of Kingston, 115 tons, and Minnie Francis, 138 tons coal, en route to Smith's Falls.

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Rick Neilson
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), Aug. 4, 1888