The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 16 Jun 1877

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p.2 Belleville News - sch. Minnie, lumber laden from Trenton, ran aground near Rednersville.

p.3 The Garden Island - Montreal despatches must have been in error - she cost close to $80,000.

W.W. - The Stranger is running between Cape Vincent and Ogdensburg.


-The steam barge Lothair ran ashore near Whitby harbour but was got off without damage.

-Charters from Chicago to Kingston: Schrs. Monticello, Watertown and Westside, corn at 4 3/4 cents.

-The steamer Magnet will have a cheap excursion to Oswego and Rochester on the third day of July. Bear it in mind.

-The Press Association of the State of Massachusetts embarked on the str. Corsican this morning, at Rockport, en route for Montreal and Quebec.

Intelligencer: The schr. E.D. Bullock, Capt. Eccles, has made twelve trips from Cobourg to Oswego in the past six weeks, carrying an average of 240,000 feet of lumber per trip, and sailing over 3,000 miles. This is a record to be proud of.

Passed Welland Canal: Schr. J.H. Breck, Kingston, Bay City, light; Stafford, Montreal, Vermillion, do; Elgin, Pt. Metcalfe, Marquette, do; W.J. Suffel, Quebec, Dresdon, do; Montmorency, Clayton, Chicago, do; Fellowcraft, Quebec, Pt. Burwell, do; Anglo Saxon, Kingston, Pentwater, do; L. Seaton, Black River, Brockville, coal; Dashing Wave, Bay City, Ogdensburg, lumber; steam barge Swallow, do, do, do.

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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 16 Jun 1877