The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), May 15, 1890

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The str. St. Magnus is on her way to Kingston from Toledo with corn.

The schr. Grantham arrived at Garden Island this morning with timber from Toledo.

The str. H.A. Calvin passed down the river yesterday with a large timber raft.

The str. Anglin and barges loaded with lumber are en route to the city from Ottawa.

The str. Cuba passed Port Colborne yesterday from Toledo to Montreal with corn.

Joseph Jelly, marine diver, Ogdensburg, is superintending the construction of a large barge for the Ogdensburg coal and towing company.

Yesterday afternoon mate McShay of the schr. Denmark got 2 fingers of his left hand badly jammed at Garden Island. They had to be amputated by Dr. Betts.

The str. Dan of Montreal, now at Swifts wharf has been bought by Geddes & others of Toronto. She will run between Toronto and Long Branch. She is a passenger boat.

Arrivals: tug Charlie Ferris, Oswego, light; schooners Dudley, Oswego, light; Eliza Fisher, Charlotte, light; barge Annie Francis, Cape Vincent, light; str. Myles, Superior, 40,000 bushels wheat.

Yesterday afternoon the casting for a steering gear taken on board the str. Algonquin, was upset into the lake at the M.T. company wharf. Divers brought them to the surface this evening.

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Rick Neilson
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), May 15, 1890