The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily News (Kingston, ON), 2 Jul 1885

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p.1 Floating Facts - Calvin & Son's eighth raft left for Quebec this morning.

-The schr. Jessie Breck cleared for Toledo today.

-The steambarges Will and Isis have cleared for Deseronto.

-The White Oak has arrived from Oswego with coal for the gas works.

-The schrs. G.C. Finney and Riverside have passed down to Ogdensburg from Detroit.

-The schr. B.W. Folger left this morning for Oswego with 150,000 feet of lumber.

-Swift's - Arrivals: Steamer Algerian, Toronto; steamer Corsican, Montreal; steamer Passport, Montreal; prop. Persia, St. Catherines; steamer Corinthian, Toronto.

-The Globe says "dullness but poorly represents the state of vessel interests at Toronto as that implies that something is moving, whereas, except for stone hookers and coal boats, there is nothing at all moving."

-The steamer Spartan, late of Owen Sound line called here yesterday on her way to Montreal, with thirty excursionists from Owen Sound on board. She will receive a new boiler and be placed on the Richelieu Line.

p.4 A Schooner On Fire - sch. Proctor on fire, on ways at Oswego, having been ashore at Brockville; mast-head, main-gaff-topsail and halyards were destroyed; seen by Capt. Joe Dix of shr. White Oak.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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Daily News (Kingston, ON), 2 Jul 1885