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

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p.1 Floating Facts - The schr. B.W. Folger will take lumber to Oswego for Rathbun.

-The schr. Camilia is loading laths and lumber for Oswego at Rathbun's.

-Tett's fleet, a tug and four barges, is expected here from Ottawa tomorrow.

-The prop. Armenia, from Chicago, discharged a cargo of wheat at the M.T. Co. this morning.

-Mr. R. Davis will go to Toronto, on Monday, in connection with the building of a new steamboat.

-The schrs. Lem Ellsworth, Pulaski, City of Green Bay, and Hartford have cleared from Chicago for Kingston. They are all grain laden.

-The following boats called at Swift's today: The prop. Armenia from Chicago; and the strs. Passport from Toronto, and Corinthian from Montreal.

-The str. Annie Laurie, plying between Cape Vincent and Alexandria Bay, broke her wheel last night. She came here and had it repaired at Davis' yard, in time to resume her trips.

-The steamyacht Calumet, owned by Mr. C.P. Emory, of Calumet Island, opposite Clayton, has been fined $200 for an infraction of the American Customs laws. This boat was formerly the Lancet.

-The steamer Francis Smith arrived at Owen Sound yesterday morning without assistance. The damage to the vessel is very slight, and will be repaired in a few days. She is now in the dry dock there, and will leave on her regular trips on Tuesday.

Port Dalhousie, Aug. 27th - Down: Schrs. Nassau, Chicago, Kingston; O. Mitchell, Chicago, Kingston; propellor Armenia, Chicago, Montreal.

Port Colborne, Aug. 27th - Down: Schr. S. Neelon, Portage, Kingston; propellor Scotia, Chicago, Kingston; steambarge Nipigon and consort, Chicago, Ogdensburg; steam yacht Winfield, Cleveland, Alexandria Bay.

-ad for River Trip of the Steamer Hero - to Gananoque and Thousand Island Park, tickets 35 cents.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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Daily News (Kingston, ON), 28 Aug 1885