The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), April 30, 1889

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The str. Armenia is loading lumber at Rathbun's wharf for Oswego.

The schrs. C. Gearing and White Oak are loading coal at Oswego for Kingston.

The str. Pierrepont will likely make a trip to the island at eight o'clock in the mornings after this.

The str. Princess Louise began her trips to Gananoque this afternoon. She has been thoroughly repaired.

Arrivals: schr. Sleigh, Cape Vincent, general cargo; schr. M.A. Muir, Chicago, 22,851 bushels of corn.

The str. Rideau Belle left this morning for Portland. She has been newly painted and thoroughly renovated.

The str. St. Lawrence is preparing for her regular trips. The electric lights to be placed on her this week total 10,000 candle-power.

The steamer Norseman had a slight accident with her boiler, which prevented her from making her usual trip on Saturday. She was in service today.

A Chicago advice claims that the Clyde-built steamer Rosedale will have her amidship section placed in position next winter and will go into the trans-atlantic service.

It is reported that J. & J.T. Matthews, vessel owners, Toronto, have purchased from C.H. Lane, Buffalo, the steambarge D.M. Wilson and consorts Chester B. Jones and Manitowoc.

The largest grain cargo that ever passed through the Welland canal was taken down last week by the Algonquin, and comprised 71,500 bushels of corn. The tolls paid on vessel and cargo amounted to $417.98.

The str. Persia arrived this morning from St. Catharines on her first trip to Montreal. She has had, during the winter, a thorough overhauling. A new cylinder has been added which will greatly increase her speed and cause less consumption of fuel. Her staterooms have been artistically painted and presents a pleasing and comfortable appearance. She left this forenoon for Montreal.

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Rick Neilson
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), April 30, 1889