The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), Nov. 13, 1888

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The elevator Seers, after receiving a new bottom, was launched yesterday.

At the end of this month the steamer Hero will go into winter quarters.

Richardson & Sons purchased the cargo of wheat which the prop. Shickluna brought to the city from Amherstburg. The propeller, unloaded, goes to Oswego.

The props. Celtic, Michigan, and Ontario discharged 400 barrels of apples from Hamilton at Swift's wharf today. They will be shipped to Montreal via K. & P. and C.P.R.

The steamer Rideau Belle, running on the Rideau, has been retired for the winter months. She has closed a very successful season. She made 81 round trips, averaging 180 miles each, during the summer.

If fine weather continues, Mr. Conway making repairs on the Cornwall canal says that water would be let in tomorrow. All that was needed was dry weather. Already 1,500 toise of stones, and 40,000 yards of earth, have been used in repairing the break.

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Rick Neilson
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), Nov. 13, 1888