The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 29 Apr 1878

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p.2 Whiggings - sailors at Clayton left for service on lakes.

p.3 Schooner Rebuilt - The schooner Olivia, rebuilt at South Bay by Mr. C.S. Wilson, was launched on Saturday. She was fitted out with new sails and wire rigging.

Mail Line - Tomorrow the steamer Algerian will make her first trip. She is in perfect running order. In about a week all the steamers will be under way, making regular connections for the season.

MARINE - Holcomb & Stewart - The schooner Sweep Stakes arrived from Toronto with 12,510 bus of wheat; Twilight, Toronto, 13,600 do.

J. Swift & Co's - The propeller called en route from Oswego to Ogdensburg, and the propeller Armenia called from Toronto.

Garden Island - Departures - Schr. Bismarck, Toledo, ice; schr. J.H. Breck, do, do; Arrivals - str. Traveller, from Prescott, light; brig Henry Rooney, do., do.

St. Lawrence Forwarding Co. - The late arrivals are: Schr. Garibaldi, 6,820 bus peas and wheat from Port Hope; do, from Whitby, 10,000 bus wheat; schr. H.B. Rathbun, 8,333 bus wheat, Whitby; brg Caledonia, 7,000 bus do, Cobourg; schr. Flora Corvette (sic - Carveth ?), 13,400 bus wheat, from Port Hope. The tug Jessie Hall arrived from Hamilton, having in tow the barges Mohawk and Seneca, with about 1,100 tons of iron. The tug made excellent time, having affected the passage against a strong head wind in 33 hours.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 29 Apr 1878