The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily News (Kingston, ON), 23 Jul 1885

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p.4 Floating Facts - The schr. Bessie Burwell (sic) has cleared light from Garden Island for the canal.

-The steamer Corsican, Toronto; steamer Algerian, Montreal; and prop. Armenia, Montreal, called at Swift's.

-The schrs. Wm. Elgin and Eliza White have been chartered to take lumber from Kingston to Toronto.

-The schrs. Maugaugor (sic) and Hartford will bring corn from Chicago to Kingston at 3 cents free of canal tolls.

-The steamer Rideau Belle ran an excursion from Westport to Newboro on Tuesday. The party returned on Wednesday.

-The tug McArthur ran aground below Morrisburg yesterday. The tug Traveller was despatched to her assistance but before her arrival the McArthur succeeded in releasing herself.

-The schr. Comanche went ashore on the North Manitou on Monday and shortly afterwards filled with water. She was bound for Chicago from Oswego, and was heavily laden with coal. Steampumps have gone to her assistance.

-Breck & Booth have chartered the schooner F.J. King to take a load of coal to Chicago from Oswego and return with a load of deals from Manistee. The Oriental has also been chartered by this firm to bring timber to Kingston from Georgian Bay.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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Daily News (Kingston, ON), 23 Jul 1885