The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily News (Kingston, ON), 17 Jul 1885

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p.4 Floating Facts - The schr. St. Louis has cleared for the canal.

-The schr. Maggie McRea is at the island with timber.

-A heavy fog hung over the river yesterday morning and delayed steamers.

-The steamer Hiram A. Calvin took withes to the island yesterday and today.

-The schrs. B.W. Folger and Annie M. Foster cleared for Oswego with lumber last evening.

-The steamer Varuna will call here tomorrow afternoon on her way to Thousand Island Park.

-Demoralization struck Cleveland on Tuesday. On that day the schr. Jura was chartered to carry coal to Kingston at 95 cents.

-Grain freights are hopelessly broken again at Chicago and the old scramble for cargoes at ruinous rates is going on once more.

-The schr. Columbia has been chartered to carry a cargo of 21,000 bushels of wheat to Kingston from Chicago on private terms.

-The tug Bronson arrived from Montreal last evening with a tow of light barges. She had also the schr. St. Louis in tow from Brockville.

-The prop. Shickluna, Chicago; steamer Passport, Toronto; steamer Corinthian, Montreal, and steambarge Saxon, Morrisburg, called at Swift's.

-The schr. Manzanilla will leave next week for Hamilton to load timber for Garden Island. She has received new main and mizzen masts.

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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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Daily News (Kingston, ON), 17 Jul 1885