The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily News (Kingston, ON), Jan. 24, 1873

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p.2 Vessel Transfers - Messrs. Capt. J. Dix and John Welsh have purchased the schooner White Oak, capacity 12,000 bushels, for $11,000; and Messrs. Folger Bros. have increased their shipping facilities by the addition of the schooner Brooklyn.

Ottawa & Rideau Forwarding Company - The annual report shows that this company have five steamers and fifty-five barges employed freighting lumber from Ottawa to Burlington and Whitehall. On account of the detention in the Grenville Canal last May their freights were less by $30,000 than what they would have been had it been opened on the 1st of May. Their freights for the season amount to $157,000, which leaves a profit, after paying all expenses, of $25,000, or equal to 12 1/2 per cent dividend.

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Daily News (Kingston, ON), Jan. 24, 1873