The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 23 Jul 1878

Full Text


M.T. Co. - Arrivals: Prop. Africa, Toledo, 3,301 bushels corn; Scotia, Chicago, 573 bushels corn; Prussia, Chicago, 6,817 bushels corn; schr. Charger, Toledo, 17,229 bushels corn; props. Armenia, Toronto, 14,000 bushels corn; Victor, Toledo, 17,753 bushels corn; Africa, Chicago, 20,000 bushels corn. The tug Glide left with barges Consort, 10,200 bushels corn; Lorne, 15,474 bushels corn; Glengarry, 15,699 bushels of corn; Relief, 11,457 bushels corn; Lancaster, 17,681 bushels cornl; Wheat Bin, 20,000 bushels corn.

Holcomb & Stewart - Arrived: Schrs. G.W. Davis, Toledo, 19,000 bush corn; Corsican, Toledo, 14,000 bush corn; North Star, Brighton, 11,000 busels peas.

Garden Island - Arrivals: schr. J.R. Benson, Toledo, timber; Canada, Sault Ste. Marie, pine; James Norris, Sault Ste. Marie, pine; Maggie McRae, Quebec, pine; Gibraltar, Sault Ste. Marie, pine; Lisgar, Sault Ste. Marie, pine.

Departures from Garden Island - Schr. M. McRae, Bay City, light; schr. Canada, Toledo, light; schr. J.M. Benson, do, do. Barges Lisgar and Gibraltar, Lake Superior, light; schr. Jas. Norris, Bay City, light. Calvin & Breck's 9th raft left in tow of the tug Chieftain, for Quebec, containing 18? drams of timber and staves. The barge Gibraltar was discharged in two hours and a quarter by Calvin & Breck's steam apparatus.

p.3 The Storm - schooner Victor and "barge" Arabia arrive at M.T. Co. withsails split.

Sunday Night's Gale - str. Oswego Belle overheated engine.

W.W. - Rathbun & Son have closed shipyard at Mill Point.

- sch. John T. Mott on shoal off head of American Island.

Media Type:
Item Type:
Date of Publication:
23 Jul 1878
Local identifier:
Language of Item:
Geographic Coverage:
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
Rick Neilson
Creative Commons licence:
pd [more details]
Copyright Statement:
Public domain: Copyright has expired according to the applicable Canadian or American laws. No restrictions on use.
Maritime History of the Great Lakes
WWW address
Comment on this item
Groups of Related Records
Kingston Newspaper clippings
Other Web sites/External links
Daily British Whig, 23 July 1878 Daily British Whig, 23 July 1878
Powered by / Alimenté par VITA Toolkit

My favourites lets you save items you like, tag them and group them into collections for your own personal use. Viewing "My favourites" will open in a new tab. Login here or start a My favourites account.

British Whig (Kingston, ON), 23 Jul 1878