The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), Sept. 27, 1888

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The steamer St. Magnus cleared for Chicago light last evening.

D.D. Calvin and tow arrived at Garden Island with cargoes of timber from French River.

The schr. Edward Blake has been chartered to load iron ore for Cleveland. Freight, 75 cents.

Michael M. Holland has been appointed inspector of hulls and steam vessels for the district of Oswego, N.Y.

Capt. C. Staley, of the steambarge Khartoum, has a three year old blue bull colt that promises to be very fast.

A short time ago a statement appeared in the Toronto Mail to the effect that the ship Enterprise made the trip from Quebec to Greenock, Scotland, in sixteen days, and that this is the fastest time on record. Mr. W. Powers states that this is a mistake. Mr. Powers built a ship at Quebec, the Rock City, which made the passage across the ocean from Quebec to Liverpool, in 1885, in less than fifteen days. She was constructed for the Singapore trade.

Death of Wm. Beauchamp - from Kingston, fireman on lake propeller, assaulted at Buffalo.

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British Whig (Kingston, ON), Sept. 27, 1888