The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), May 6, 1889

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p.4 Jottings From Portsmouth - The shovellers made another good haul last week, each man receiving $28.18.

p.8 Incidents of the Day - The steambarge Glengarry is on Muir's dock, Port Dalhousie, for repairs to her shoe. She will proceed with her tow Glenora and Gaskin to Toledo to load grain for Kingston.


The schr. Annie Falconer has been chartered to load lumber for Oswego.

A new lock will be erected on the Cornwall canal at Dickenson's Landing.

The tug Calvin with four barges left this morning for Montreal loaded with coal.

The prop. Cuba has been overhauled and chartered to carry corn from Toledo to Montreal.

The schrs. B.W. Folger and L. Stone have arrived at Portsmouth with coal from Oswego.

Arrivals: schr. Annie Falconer, Oswego, 353 tons coal; schr. Picton, Charlotte, 227 tons coal; schr. Nellie Hunter, Oswego, light.

The schr. Dowd, while leaving the wharf at Portsmouth, on Saturday morning, ran against the penitentiary wharf and injured her bow. Her injuries were attended to and she left yesterday morning.

The steamer Persia arrived yesterday and proceeded to St. Catharines. Her officers are Capt. Scott in command; first mate, T. Toupin; purser, Fred Elliott; engineer Mr. Ramsay; second engineer, John Noyes; steward, Albert Sparham.

George Grant, Oswego, sold the Ariadne to John Donnelly. She is a large, safe and comfortable cruiser. The inside of her cabin was slightly damaged by fire last fall. The hull is in good shape. It is said the price was $450, which includes all the sails and outfit.

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British Whig (Kingston, ON), May 6, 1889