The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily News (Kingston, ON), 15 Aug 1885

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p.4 Floating Facts - The tug Sir John is lying at Swift's.

-The Chieftain took withes to Garden Island today.

-The steamer Gipsy is engaged in the excursion business on the bay.

-The schrs. Maggie McRae and Denmark are at Garden Island with timber.

-The steambarge Glasgow arrived from Deseronto today with lumber and shingles.

-The steamer Alexandria called at Gunn's last night on her way to Trenton.

-The steamer Corsican, Toronto; and Rideau Belle were the arrivals at Swift's today.

-The steamer Algerian will call at Swift's this afternoon en route to Toronto from Montreal.

-The steamer Ontario has excursion engagements for every day this month and part of next.

-The prop. Celtic is expected at Swift's this afternoon on her way to Montreal after her lighthouse trips.

-The Reindeer fills the Hero's place today, and leaves for Belleville and way ports at 3:30 p.m. The steamer Hero will not return from down the river until Monday.

-The Deseronto Tribune says the steamer Armenia is working up a good business on the Kingston and South Bay route and the people along the line are much pleased with the facilities thus afforded for trade. A number of cheese factories now ship by this route thus saving the expense of drawing their products all the distance to Picton.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
Rick Neilson
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Daily News (Kingston, ON), 15 Aug 1885