The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily News (Kingston, ON), 18 Jul 1885

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p.1 Floating Facts - The schr. American is at the M.T. company with 22,000 bushels of corn.

-Capt. Thomas Donnelly is in command of the prop. Munro which was at Portsmouth yesterday.

-The schr. Oliver Mitchell will receive 3 3/8 cents per bushel on a cargo of corn to Oswego from Chicago.

-The tug Thompson takes four barges to Oswego this evening. Two are laden with lumber and two are light.

-The tug Glide leaves for Montreal tonight with two barges one laden with grain and one with lumber.

-It is likely that some Kingston yachts will participate in the regatta to be held at Toronto on the 30th inst.

-The steambarge Laura with consorts are at the K. & M. Forwarding Company with deals. She came from Cheboygan.

-Arthur McGuire, a Chicago tug captain, committed suicide on Wednesday. He was out of employment and became very despondent.

-The steambarge Clinton with schrs. Grimsby and Gibraltar arrived last evening at the M.T. Company's dock and discharged deals.

-The schr. White Star has arrived at Chicago with her bowsprit gone and her stern twisted. She had a collision with the schr. Polynesian.

-Business is at a complete standstill in Toronto as far as marine movements are concerned. Schooners are lying idle tied to wharves, doing nothing, earning nothing, and being simply white elephants on the hands of their owners.

Deseronto - The schr. Kate is discharging coal here.

-The schr. Blanche passed into Napanee this morning, coal laden for Downeys.

-The Reindeer carried an exursion of the workingmen from Napanee to Davy's Island, yesterday.

-The Quinte carried an excursion from Belleville to Lake of the Mountain, yesterday.

-The schr. A.G. Ryan, coal laden, for Deseronto, in taking the wharf this morning, ran into the freight shed, carrying away the end of her bowsprit.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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Daily News (Kingston, ON), 18 Jul 1885