The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 14 Aug 1913

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The steambarge Navajo arrived in port from Bowmanville, and cleared for Port Colborne.

The schooner Arthur cleared for Oswego.

The American survey boat, in port on Wednesday, cleared for a trip across the lake.

The steamer Aberdeen in port and cleared with the barge Rob Roy for Ashtabula.

The steamer Sowards cleared for Oswego.

The schooner Julia B. Merrill cleared for Charlotte, loaded with feldspar.

The sloop Ariadne cleared Thursday for Rideau canal ports, with a general cargo. The Ariadne also has 1,000 bushels of grain to discharge at Washburn.

The sloop Granger arrived from Deseronto, with a cargo of slabs for R. Crawford.

The steamer Capt. Hemens, of Kingston, which has been in use at Sarnia for the past month taking samples of water for the International Waterways Commission, has finished the work, and has left for Georgian Bay, where a large amount of river work is to be done by the engineers.

M.T. Co.'s elevator: steamer Westmount, grain-laden, from Fort William, was in port on her way to Montreal; steamers Canadian and Turret Cape, grain laden from Fort William, are due to arrive tonight to discharge; tug Bartlett from Montreal with three light barges, cleared with the barge Hamilton to load grain at Port Colborne.

The steamers Kingston and North King were down and up on Thursday.

The steamer Majestic passed up on Thursday.

The steamer Dundurn went east on Thursday.

The steamer Olcott was in port, from Oswego, N.Y. on Thursday.

The tug Frontenac, of Garden Island, passed up to Belleville from Cardinal, on Thursday, with two scows for the Randolph-McDonald company, of Toronto.

The steamer America is running an excursion out of Picton on Thursday to Watertown, under the auspices of the Picton band.

The steamer St. Lawrence, which was tied up at the wharf on Wednesday for minor repairs, cleared for river ports on Thursday morning.

Reminiscences of '62 - a letter from Dr. Alfred J. Horsey of 114 Elgin Street, Ottawa referring to an earlier letter in the Whig by W.H. Grass on history of Brothers Islands; he adds more information, including details of "Hughy the Hermit", who lived in a hut on the middle island, and fished for a living. - includes a 16 line poem which Horsey wrote in 1862.

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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 14 Aug 1913