The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), May 9, 1889

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p.1 The schr. Annie Falconer left this morning for Oswego with lumber.

A compound engine was placed in the steamer Jessie Hall last winter. Today she took her trial trip about the harbour.

p.8 The Work Has Begun - on drydock; Mr. Connolly, contractor, arrived from Quebec; remains of old wharf and marine railway to be torn down.

Kingston Yacht Club - election of officers.

Incidents Of The Day - N. Henderson will exhibit the large painting now shown in Mr. Ohlke's window, Wellington street, at the Toronto exhibition.


The schr. Jessie Breck is loading oak timber at Toledo.

The steam barge Olive is loading grain at Mooers & Co. for Kemptville.

The str. Traveller with three barges arrived last evening from Montreal.

The str. Ocean passed up this morning from Montreal on her way to St. Catharines.

The steam barge Isaac May and consort have reached Collinsby with timber from Toledo.

The barges Huron, Siren and Princess from Montreal have arrived with 600 tons of iron ore.

The str. Norseman having returned from the dry-dock at Port Dalhousie, resumed her regular trips to Charlotte this morning.

The schr. Wawanosh with timber from Bay City, Michigan, is on her way to Garden Island. She will likely carry iron ore back.

The prop. Tilley will bring 45,000, the schr. T.R. Merritt 24,000 and the schr. G.M. Neelon 23,000 bushels corn from Chicago to Kingston.

Arrivals: schr. Eliza Allan, Romney, 8,400 bushels corn; str. Algonquin, Chicago, 66,000 bushels corn; schr. Ocean Wave, Oswego, 146 tons coal.

The club house for the Rochester yachtsmen has been assured as over 200 debentures have been sold. After the meeting of the lake yacht racing association on Saturday a banquet will be held at which Vice-Commodore Cartwright will be toastmaster.

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Rick Neilson
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), May 9, 1889