The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily News (Kingston, ON), 2 Sep 1885

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p.4 Floating Facts - The steambarge Freemason is undergoing repairs at Davis' yard.

-The schr. Gazelle is loading lumber at Rathbun's for Deseronto.

-The schr. White Oak cleared light for Sodus Point to load coal for Corbett.

-The steambarge D.D. Calvin and consorts arrived from Toledo last night with timber.

-The steamyacht May called here yesterday morning with a party of anglers on board, en route to Hay Bay.

-The schrs. Mary Copley with 19,200 bushels and the Atmosphere with 18,350 bushels of corn have arrived at the M.T. Co. from Chicago.

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

-The prop. St. Magnus discharged 28,000 bushels of wheat at the M.T. Co. and the tug D.G. Thompson left for Montreal with five barges this morning. Two were laden with coal and three with grain.

-The sloop Lorraine, which was run down by the steambarge Alliance at Stone Mills, near Picton, last week, will be put into Davis' drydock this afternoon. The damage done by the collision is estimated at $160.

-The inspector of hulls should direct his attention to the American barges which pass here with lumber from Ottawa. Most of these barges have whole families living in them, yet they are totally unprovided with yawls or boats of any description.

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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
Rick Neilson
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Daily News (Kingston, ON), 2 Sep 1885