The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), Aug. 22, 1889

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The tug George A. Harris called at Swift's yesterday.

The schr. A. Foster is loading scrap iron for Toronto.

Arrivals: schr. Grantham, Detroit, timber; barge Condor, Fairhaven, 752 tons of coal; barge Dakota, Fairhaven, 759 tons coal; barge Siren, Fairhaven, 564 tons coal; schr. Keewatin, Toledo, 16,768 bushels wheat; schr. Jennie Matthews, Chicago, 24,900 bush. corn.

The private steamyacht Ruth, owned by Swits Conde, the well known knit goods manufacturer of Oswego, is cruising on the St. Lawrence River. She was built at Camden, N.J., is 80 feet long, has a 13 1/2 foot beam and is one of the fastest boats on the river. She has a solid relief and brass finish, and is fitted up almost regardless of cost. Lewis Derian, Alexandria Bay, is captain. Mr. and Mrs. Conde, Mr. Fred Conde, Master Thomas Conde, Mrs. Barnes, Oswego, and William Dunham, St. Louis, are on board. The yacht is valued at $15,000.

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Rick Neilson
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), Aug. 22, 1889