The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily News (Kingston, ON), 9 Jul 1885

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p.2 The Canal Problem - editorial.

p.4 Floating Facts - The tug Mixer is towing scows up the bay.

-The sailing yacht Wideawake is at Ogdensburg.

-Calvin & Son's eighth raft reached Quebec this morning.

-The steamer Nellie Cuthbert left here yesterday morning for Belleville.

-The schr. B.W. Folger is loading lumber for E.W. Rathbun, Oswego.

-A raft of the Collinsby company left last night for Quebec in tow of the Hiram Calvin.

-The propeller Myles has arrived at Collinsby with staves. She came from Washburn.

-The schr. Wave Crest went aground near Gananoque on Tuesday night. She was loaded with coal and on her way to Brockville.

-The propeller Enterprise with the barge Albacore, from Colpoy's Bay, and the schooner M.A. Muir from Cheboygan, are at Collinsby with timber.

-The propeller Cuba, from Montreal; steamer Corsican, Toronto; steamer Corinthian, Montreal; and steamer Rideau Belle, Westport; called at Swift's today.

-The steam yacht Anna Laura is assisting the steamer St. Lawrence on the St. Lawrence and Alexandria Bay route. She runs daily between the Cape and the Bay.

Breck & Booth's New Office - Breck & Booth have moved into their fine new office on the corner of Ontario and Clarence Streets, formerly occupied by Folger Bros. They will carry on the wood and coal business and act as vessel agents, as heretofore. They occupy a special position for securing charters for vessels so that owners and captains should not fail to consult the firm.

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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
Rick Neilson
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Daily News (Kingston, ON), 9 Jul 1885