The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), June 29, 1889

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The steamer Norseman will arrive this evening from Charlotte.

The schr. Idlewild cleared for Dexter last evening, laden with shingles.

The schr. Annie Falconer cleared for Oswego yesterday with lumber.

The tug Edmond and barges left last evening for Newboro with lumber.

The schr. A. Foster has arrived at Breck & Booth's dock with a cargo of coal.

The steam yacht Vega, owned by B. Folger, jr., was inspected yesterday. Everything proved satisfactory. She is allowed to carry 35 passengers. No boat is more suitable for a fishing excursion.

The schr. A.L. Andrews was sighted this morning at Nine Mile Point. She is a three masted vessel and was never in this port before. The str. Princess Louise went out and piloted her in. She is loaded with grain.

Arrivals: schr. Eliza Fisher, Oswego, 216 tons coal; prop. Cuba, Chicago, 9,368 bush. corn; tug McArthur, Fairhaven, with the barges Calvin and M.C. Cameron in tow, lumber; prop. Tecumseh, Manistee, lumber.

Incidents Of The Day - The barge Ontario is in Davis' graving dock for extensive repairs. She will have a new bow and stern and caulked all over. There are sixteen men at work on her.

Edward Kelly, the head waiter on the str. Algerian, was remanded at Toronto yesterday on the charge of having stolen a coat from the Franklin House at Hamilton.

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Rick Neilson
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), June 29, 1889