The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 2 May 1878

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p.3 The Garden Island - Yesterday Messrs. Calvin & Breck received information of the arrival at Belfast of the ocean vessel Garden Island, laden with corn from Norfolk, Va. She made a quick passage.

W.W. - yacht Madcap of Belleville, stm yacht Crusoe.

Marine - Five vessels have been chartered for the transportation of 1,500,000 feet of deals from Muskegon to Kingston. The craft taken are the schooners Charlotte Raab, Evening Star, Crawford, McVey and Acorn, and the figure they get is $3.75 per M.

Toledo, 29th - Charters reported Saturday were: Schooners Goldhunter and Vienna, wheat to Kingston at 1 1/2 cents. The propellers Armenia and Cuba run to Ogdensburg and not Oswego.

Swift's - The St. Alban, from Port Dalhousie passed down, and the propeller Cuba, from Ogdensburg, passed up. The steambarge Nile arrived from Westport, and the steamer D.C. West left on her first trip down the canal.

M.T. Co. - The only arrival was the schooner Vienna, Toronto, 10,000 bush of wheat. The tug Glide left yesterday with seven instead of four barges for Montreal, including McArthur, 13,114 bush wheat and 25 tons sand stone; Duluth, 25,040 bushels of corn; Lorne, 15,550 bush wheat; and Lancaster, 16,080 bush corn.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 2 May 1878