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

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The schr. Julia is loading lumber at Rathbun's for Oswego.

The schr. Cora Post is unloading old iron at Richardson's wharf.

The schr. Laura D., from Oswego, took a load of coal to Prinyer's cove.

The schr. Clara White is at Wolfe Island, from Charlotte, unloading coal.

The schr. Woodduck, from Deseronto, discharged 22,000 feet of lumber here.

The schr. H. Dudley is on her way from Charlotte with a load of coal for the K. & P. railway.

The sloop Two Brothers arrived here last evening with wood from Deseronto for the Rathbun company.

The schr. Annandale arrived last night with 417 tons coal from Charlotte for the K. & P. railway.

The steamer Armenia cleared yesterday from Portsmouth for Wallaceburg with 3,000 tons of railroad iron.

The schr. Queen of the Lakes arrived with grain from Port Arthur, and is discharging at Richardson's elevators.

The tug Freemason and the barge Minnie Francis arrived last night from Ottawa with lumber on their way to Oswego.

The schr. Lorraine left last night for Trenton with lumber. After getting a full load there she will proceed to Dexter.

The steamer St. Lawrence cleared last evening for Clayton. Her search light was admired by the aldermen at 11 o'clock.

The schr. C.A. King, from Chicago, is discharging 20,000 bush. of corn at Portsmouth. On her return trip she will load coal for Chicago.

The tug Thompson, with three barges, owned by the Kingston & Montreal forwarding company, left Portsmouth for Fairhaven yesterday to load 2,000 tons of coal for Montreal.

The pontoons and paraphernalia for raising the str. William Armstrong at Brockville were inspected by a large number of people on Sunday. Operations will be commenced at once. The total value of the plant is about $25,000. The air pump is worth $2,000 and each of the pontoons are valued at $2,000. Workmen were employed today in locating the sunken vessel. Immediately on the completion of the work there the wreckers will proceed to Georgian Bay where they will attempt to raise the prop. City of Owen Sound which lies in 110 feet of water.

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