The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily News (Kingston, ON), 11 Aug 1885


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p.4 Floating Facts - The steamyacht Carlton was in the harbor this morning.

-The sloop Pilot arrived with a load of lumber from Trenton yesterday.

-The schr. B.W. Folger is loading lumber at the Grove dock for Oswego.

-The steamer Rideau Belle left for the canal on her regular trip at 11 a.m.

-The steamers Algerian, Toronto, and Armenia, South Bay, called at Swift's.

-The tug Thompson has gone to Toronto to bring a raft from that place to Prescott.

-The schr. Speedwell is loading wheat at Toronto for Kingston. She will receive 1 1/2 cents per bushel.

-The tug Glide took a barge laden with the wheat lightened by the prop. Acadia at the M.T. Company on Saturday to Deseronto yesterday.

-The Jessie Breck has been placed in the coal trade, there being no timber to carry. She has arrived from Oswego with 750 tons of coal for Breck & Booth.

-The steamer Corsican did not leave here on her way to Montreal until 6:30 o'clock, having been delayed by the heavy fog which prevailed this morning.

-The sloop Clara White arrived yesterday with a load of coal from Oswego. This is her second load since the fifth inst. She goes to Trenton to load lumber for Clayton.

A Rowing Club - meeting held to form one.

Personal Mention - Mr. Allan Gilmour's beautiful steamyacht Cruiser, of Ottawa, arrived in the harbor yesterday afternoon from the river with a select party on board, including Sheriff Sweetland and a number of other gentlemen. She carried the Royal Canadian Yacht Club colors, and sailed along beautifully. The yacht left this morning to continue her trip on the lake and bay.


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Date of Publication:
11 Aug 1885
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KN.26480
Language of Item:
English
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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Rick Neilson
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Daily News (Kingston, ON), 11 Aug 1885