The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), Aug. 30, 1890

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The str. D.D. Calvin and 4 barges arrived at Garden Island from Serpent River.

At Portsmouth the str. St. Magnus, from the west, is discharging grain. A tug cleared with the schr. Page for Charlotte.

Owing to blustery weather the str. Pilgrim which started for Charlotte had to turn back and remain here until this morning.

A raft owned by the Collinsby rafting company and in tow of the tug Traveller ran ashore on one of the Brothers Islands last evening during the gale.

Clearances: schr. Nellie Hunter, Astabula 325 tons ore; sloop Lorraine, Cape Vincent, 17,000 feet lumber and 18,000 shingles; schr. Eliza White, Charlotte, 2,900 railway ties.

On Thursday the schr. M.W. Page laden with 43,000 bushels of grain, arrived at Portsmouth from Chicago in tow of the str. Armstrong, which towed the schr. down from the Canal.

Of the Mail Line boats the str. Spartan will likely be the 1st to go into winter quarters. Extensive repairs will be made to the machinery. Her engines will be compounded and will be tested before navigation closes.

Arrivals: tug Ferris and barges, Oswego, light; schr. Julia, Oswego, 230 tons coal; schr. Geribaldi, Sodus Point, 207 tons coal; str. Chieftain and 3 barges, Charlotte, coal; prop. Cuba, Chicago, 5,977 bushels wheat; schr. M.W. Page, Chicago, 42,850 bushels wheat.

Business is brisk at Hepburns shipyard, Picton. The schr. Nellie Hunter has been undergoing considerable repairs. The schr. Kate was hauled out on Wednesday and the schooners Water Lily and Rooney and the ferry steamer Ethel will be repaired in the order named.

Won By a Canadian Craft - a race at Clayton between Choctaw and Yankee Doodle - details.

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Rick Neilson
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), Aug. 30, 1890