The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily News (Kingston, ON), 15 Jul 1885

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p.4 Floating Facts - The str. Buell is at Brockville unloading 370 tons of coal.

-Mr. Tiddell, of Hammond, is now keeper of the Cross-over light.

-The sloop Eliza White is loading lumber at Rathbun's for Oswego.

-The steamer Ontario runs excursions from Clayton to Brockville every Wednesday.

-The yacht Norah, of Belleville, will compete in the regatta here on the 7th proximo.

-The steamer Nellie Cuthbert is running on regular trips to Massassaga Point from Belleville.

-The tug Thompson is engaged towing stone barges from the quarry down the river to the M.T. Co's dock.

-The tug Glide arrived from Montreal yesterday with three light barges, and left again to bring up some coal barges.

-A raft which left Collinsby a few days ago in charge of the tug Chieftain went ashore near Morrisburg yesterday.

-The prop. Persia, St. Catherines; steamer Corinthian, Toronto; and steamer Passport, Montreal, called at Swift's.

-The sloop Lorraine arrived at Wolfe Island yesterday afternoon from Deseronto with about 80,000 feet of lumber for Mr. Thos. Hogan's yard.

-The schrs. Annandale, B.W. Folger and White Oak are in the slip at the foot of Queen St. They are all being relieved of their cargoes of coal.

-The tug McArthur arrived this morning from Morrisburg, having broken her wheel near that place. She will be placed on Power's dry dock to receive a new one.

-The steambarge Nile and two barges arrived from Ottawa this morning with lumber. The Nile proceeded to Deseronto to unload. The barges discharged their cargoes at Rathbun's.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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Daily News (Kingston, ON), 15 Jul 1885