The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), Oct. 26, 1888

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The schr. Dudley cleared yesterday with 16,000 bushels of barley for Oswego.

The schr. White Oak is in port with 400 tons of coal screening from Fairhaven.

The schr. Grantham cleared last evening for Cleveland with 600 tons of iron ore.

The schr. E. Blake and prop. Dominion have been chartered to carry ore to Cleveland.

The tug Thompson left today with two barges for Charlotte to load coal for Kingston.

The schrs. Emery, Proctor and Falconer are en route to the city from Oswego with coal for Swift.

There is only about 10 ft. 6 in. of water on the Myles' shoal and no buoy upon it warning vessels to steer outside of it.

The schr. Queen of the Lakes, rebuilt at Deseronto, will be launched on Thursday. Ten days later Richardson & Sons will load her with barley for Oswego.

Tomorrow the following boats, grain laden, will be at this port waiting to proceed to Montreal: props. Canada, Lake Michigan, Ontario, Tilley, Dominion, Celtic and Cuba.

Richardson & Sons are loading the following vessels with barley for Oswego: schrs. Folger at Gananoque, Ocean Wave at Wolfe Island and Kate at Deseronto. They will carry 33,000 bushels.

Capt. McCrimmon, of the schr. Two Brothers, relates that as he was sailing a few days ago he saw the main boom of the schr. Blanche - which was lost with all hands on board early this summer - sticking up about eight or ten feet out of the water, some five or six miles south of the Scotch Bonnet, or better known as Gull Island lighthouse.

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Rick Neilson
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), Oct. 26, 1888