The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily News (Kingston, ON), 28 Jul 1885

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p.1 Floating Facts - The schr. Jessie Scarth loads lumber for Toronto.

-The steamer Rideau Belle left for Portland this morning.

-The steamer Alexandria passed down last evening heavily laden.

-The steamer Pierrepont made the Cape trip yesterday afternoon.

-The schr. Jura is lying at Grindstone Island. She will load granite for Chicago.

-The tug Thompson took the schr. Columbia to Ogdensburg last evening. She will load ore for Cleveland.

-The steambarge Nile and barges Bedford and Isis arrived from Ottawa this morning. They are loaded with lumber.

-The schooner Erie Belle was torn from her moorings at the Queen's wharf, Toronto, on Friday afternoon by a squall. One of the spikes to which her cable was attached was pulled out, and her stern line was also broken. The squall was one of the worst that struck the bay in a long time.

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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
Rick Neilson
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Daily News (Kingston, ON), 28 Jul 1885