The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), Nov. 22, 1879

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The tug John A. Macdonald has gone to the assistance of the propeller Lake Ontario.

The Napanee river is frozen over, but a tug tried this afternoon to break the channel and aid some vessels lying at Mill Point.

The propeller Acadia ran into South Bay last night and left again at 2 a.m. this morning, but had to return, as the wind had changed to the south.

The propeller Africa also ran into South Bay last night, having in tow the propeller City of Belleville, which broke her wheel and rudder near Salmon Point.

The schr. W.B. Phelps went ashore on Thursday night near Glen Arbor, Mich. She lost her captain Dan. Kelly, of Oswego, Frank Golden, cook, Sandusky, Geo. Kelly, Oswego, Rob't Downey, Oswego and one man name unknown.

The Seymour Disaster - Mr. Julius Arnoldt, brother of Richard V. Arnoldt, who was lost, offers a reward of $300 for the recovery of the body of his brother, together with his watch and valuable papers which he had - no questions to be asked as to any money which may be found upon his person. Mr. Arnoldt had from $500 to $1,000 in money with him.

Capt. Papa of the tug Morey, which found and brought in the tug Rader?, and made a trip part way to Big Sodus and return on Wednesday, it is understood has presented a bill of $750 for the service of his tug, but has offered to accept $500.

p.3 The Murray Canal - [Whig] against it - refers to article in [Intelligencer].

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Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), Nov. 22, 1879