The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily News (Kingston, ON), 24 Jul 1885

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p.1 Floating Facts - The schooner Jura is lying at Portsmouth.

-The steamer Gypsy is at Deseronto. She is lying idle.

-The tug Thompson arrived from Oswego with two barges laden with 1,200 tons of coal.

-The schr. (sic) Nellie Cuthbert, with a party of pleasure seekers, cleared for Belleville last evening.

-The steambarge Indian and barge Gaskin from Duncan City, and prop. Enterprise, Toledo, are at Collinsby.

-The schrs. White Oak and B.W. Folger have arrived from Oswego with cargoes of coal for the Gas House.

-The barges Albacore and Antelope from Toledo, and Southampton from Duncan City, are at Garden Island with timber.

-The steamer Ontario brought an excursion from Clayton and the islands this morning. There were about fifty on board.

-The prop. Cuba called on the M.T. Company this morning and lightened 8,200 bushels of wheat. She proceeded to Montreal.

-The steamer Corinthian, Toronto; prop. Cuba, Chicago; steamer Ontario, Clayton; steamer Passport, Montreal; were the arrivals at Swift's today.

-The sailing yacht Winona, of New York, was in the harbor today, having on board a number of New York gentlemen who will spend a few weeks cruising about the river.

-Capt. Arthur McMaugh and Mr. Jas. A. McGregor, of St. Catharines, have purchased a handsome and commodious steamer for excursion purposes. The steamer's name is Ruby.

-The tug Bronson arrived from Montreal with three light barges and left again for the same place with four barges laden with 2,800 tons of coal and one containing 20,000 bushels of wheat.

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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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Daily News (Kingston, ON), 24 Jul 1885