The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 20 Jul 1877

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p.3 Lumber Trade - The schooner Gilnair, now en route to Kingston with square timber, is favorably mentioned by the Ashland (Wisconsin) Press. She is 325 tons register, and carries a cargo of 225,000 feet of timber to the cargo. She is described as being one of the most successful in the trade.


Chicago Charters to Kingston - Schr. W.I. Preston, corn on p t. The schr. Trinidad was chartered for 21,000 bush barley to Kingston at 4 3/4 cents, and schrs. Knight Templar and Rising Star for 37,000 bush corn to Kingston at 5 cents.

Lumber Charter - Schr. Belle Wallbridge deals from Little Suamico, via transfer at Kingston, to Quebec, at $6.50 per m.

-The schr. Canada cleared from Cheboygan for Kingston, and schr. Pulaski for Collinsby, on Tuesday, both had cargoes of board pine.

Passed through the Welland Canal: Prop. Europe, St. Catherines, Toledo, light; schrs. Camanche, Chicago, Kingston, corn; Lily Hamilton, Whiskey Bay, Collinsby, timber.

July 21, 1877


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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 20 Jul 1877