The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), Oct. 3, 1889

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The str. Junita has been released from Stag Island.

The schr. Wawanosh is loading stone at Dead Man's Bay for Toronto.

The schr. Albacore, from Kingston, is discharging paving stones at Toronto.

The schr. Veronica passed Port Colborne last night for Kingston from Chicago with timber.

The barge George Russell, sunk in the Sault river about seven years ago by a collision, is being raised.

The schr. Escanaba, from Chicago, arrived at Portsmouth with 49,000 bushels of corn. The str. Hiram A. Calvin and barges reached the same port, light. They were to have cleared today for Montreal with 100,000 bushels of corn.

The board of marine underwriters, Chicago, adopted the following marine trip rates on going into effect immediately: Chicago to ports on Lake Michigan, 50 cents per $100; Lake Superior, 75 cents; Lake Huron, Sarnia, Detroit River, 60 cents; Georgian Bay, 70 cents; Lake Ontario, 85 cents; Ogdensburg, 85 cents; Montreal, Montreal, $1.25.

Capt. Leslie is at Brockville with the tug McArthur and schooner Jessie Breck, and will make another effort to raise the Armstrong, and also secure the valuable wrecking plant lost by the sinking of the barge Gaskin. An electric light plant has been brought, which, it is expected, will greatly facilitate the diver in his operation.

Incidents Of The Day - engineer of dry dock has also condemned the stone taken from the Wolfe Island quarry. The contractors went out yesterday afternoon to see if the stone cannot be obtained somewhere in the neighborhood of Kingston.

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Rick Neilson
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), Oct. 3, 1889