The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), May 9, 1890

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The schr. Kate Eccles is loading barley at Picton for Oswego.

The str. St. Lawrence is having her machinery put in position.

The prop. St. Magnus, which left here on Wednesday is on the dock at Port Dalhousie.

Arrivals: schr. Emory, Charlotte 332 tons coal; schr. White Oak, Oswego, 360 tons coal.

The str. Alexandria was damaged to the extent of $600 by running on a rock at Jackstraw light.

The tug Walker and consort from Toledo to Kingston loaded with corn passed Port Dalhousie yesterday.

The strs. D.M. Wilson and Algonquin loaded with wheat at Duluth for Kingston. The freight rate is 5 3/4 cents.

The prop. Alma Munro arrived from Chicago yesterday and after lightening 8,637 bushels of corn left for Montreal.

Arrivals at Portsmouth: prop. D. Foley, Chicago, 24,300 bushels corn; schr. American Union, Chicago 32,855 bush. corn.

The proprietors of schooners have been prevented from gathering stones on the shore of the Bay of Quinte to be taken to Toronto.

The yacht Gracie is being painted and is also receiving a thorough overhauling. She will be one of the finest looking sailing yachts on the river this summer.

Capt. E. Beaupre, superintendant of the St. Lawrence and Thousand Island steamboat company, returned from Syracuse last night having been on business there.

The little schooner John McBride with a load of potatoes from Napanee arrived in Oswego yesterday. She sailed up the river and in trying to make the dock was caught by the current and carried head on the dock, carrying away her bobstays and doing other light damage.

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Rick Neilson
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), May 9, 1890