The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), July 10, 1889

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The barge Cleveland is unloading corn at Richardson's wharf.

The strs. Persia, from St. Catharines, and the Passport, from Toronto, called at Swift's yesterday.

Arrivals: barge Huron, Fairhaven, 745 tons coal; prop. Sir L. Tilley, Chicago, 40,000 bush. corn.

There are eight boats unloading timber at Collinsby. Among them are the steamer Tecumseh and tow.

Six barges arrived from Oswego yesterday. They will load bleached ashes, owned by Mrs. McCutcheon.

The str. McArthur passed here yesterday for Montreal from Fairhaven with three barges laden with coal.

The str. Corsican arrived last evening from Montreal. She will take the place of the Corinthian. The Corsican has been rebuilt since last summer. The Corinthian will be a spare boat.

Portsmouth arrivals: tug Rival, Montreal, four barges, light; tug Traveller, Montreal, four barges, light. Cleared: str. D.D. Calvin and schrs. Prussia, Bavaria and Valencia, Wallaceburg, 2,000 tons railroad iron; str. H.A. Calvin, Montreal, five barges, 2,000 tons coal and 20,000 bushels corn; str. Traveller, Fairhaven, four barges, light.

Prince Edward County - ...Peter D. Ostrander, captain of the Fabiola, has visited his home and his wife accompanies him to Toronto on the schooner....

Yachting Notes - yacht Velnette of Rochester on cruise; Hebe, owned by Commodore Carruthers of Kingston yacht club; yacht Merle bought in Oswego and taken to Toronto.

On The River - ..str. St. Lawrence the busiest on river; "Capt. M.D. Estes has charge. The first officer is A.J. Charlebois; purser, Addice E. Allen; chief engineer, Frank D. Parker; steward, Joseph Roadley. The St. Lawrence now runs electric searchlight excursions. Capt. Beaupre, superintendent of the steamers, is a busy man, and has systemized the running of the boats to the advantage of the public and the company."

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Rick Neilson
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), July 10, 1889