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

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The Myles shoal has been buoyed.

The schr. P. Bennett is loading lumber for Oswego.

The schr. Emery is in port from Oswego with 390 tons of coal.

The schr. White Oak is discharging coal screenings at the locomotive works wharf.

The tug Bronson, with ten barges, has cleared for Cornwall, to be there when the canal is opened next week.

The steambarge Resolute has carried over 20,000,000 feet of lumber from Deseronto to Oswego for the American markets.

The steamer Maud is having her planking repaired forward and aft. Fifteen men are at work on her at the Portsmouth marine railway.

Davis will have the dredge on Monday morning cleaning out the bottom of his drydock. It will be used during the fore part of November for docking a boat. The planking of the sides and bottom will be completed during the coming month. In the meantime repairs will be attended to.

Personal Mention - Capt. Holmes returns to Napanee next week. The steam launch Cruiser winters at Collingwood.

Mr. Dix, of Garden Island, aged 77 years, who has been very ill, is getting better. His sons, George and Samuel, have arrived from Detroit and Pennsylvania. Joseph and James Dix are also in port.

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Rick Neilson
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), Oct. 27, 1888