The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), 26 Aug 1878

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p.3 The Camping Out - The Fishing and Where it is Principally Done -

W.W. - The new steamer built by Chaffey at Cape Vincent, was to have been launched on Saturday morning at nine o'clock.

Whistling - City Council to introduce by-law to stop steamboat whistling.

Marine - M.T. Co. - The arrivals are: Schr. Maggie McRae, Toledo, 19,000 bush wheat; Montcalm, Chicago, 21,613 bush corn; O.G. Hale, Chicago, 17,999 bush wheat; prop. Albion lightened 3,600 bush wheat; schr. Antelope, Detroit, 18,416 bush wheat; John Wesley, Chicago, 26,244 bush oats; North Star, Toronto, 10,519 bush wheat. The departures are: Tug Bronson, and barges McArthur, 11,000 bush wheat and 60 tons phosphate; Detroit, 20,296 bush wheat; Milwaukee, 19,200 bush wheat and 25 tons phosphate; and schr. New London, for Europe, with coal oil. Tug Glide left with barges Ontario, 17,699 bush wheat; Toledo, 21,000 bush corn; Toronto, 570 bush (sic) coal; Colborne, 550 tons do.

Holcomb & Stewart's - The arrivals are: Schr. Montpelier, Chicago, 21,100 bush corn; M.L. Breck, Toledo, 16,000 bush corn; prop. Lake Michigan, lightened 5,400 bush wheat and proceeded to Montreal; schr. Dundee, Detroit, 14,000 wheat; tug Hiram A. Calvin left with the barge Beauport, 14,000 bush wheat; Eagle, 20,100 bush corn; William, 20,000 wheat and corn for Montreal.

Swift's - The following steamers called: Passing down - Corinthian and Cuba. Passed Up - Spartan, Magnet, City of New York, Nashua, Armenia, Oswego Belle, Lake Erie, and Persia.

Unpleasant - excursions on Maud and Hastings caught in rain.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), 26 Aug 1878