The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), Jan. 19, 1880

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p.3 Suits For Damages - are soon to be commenced by the widow of the late engineer, J. Morrison, who was knocked overboard at Sodus Pt., by the tug Seymour straining hastily on the tow line, breaking a post on the dredge, and killing and knocking overboard her husband, also by friends of the others who were drowned at the time of the loss of the barges and dredges which the Seymour had in tow, on the ground of desertion, whereby they lost their lives, and by Mr. Hickler, owner of the lost dredges, for the loss of property.

Wind Wafts - The appraisers who were appointed to make a survey of the schooner American, which went ashore at Point Peninsula last fall, have concluded their work and estimated the damage done at $3,200.

Mr. James Wilson is having built a new steam yacht, It is expected to be one of the fastest on the lake.

Forwarding Business - prospects are good.

The Harbor - Pierrepont still crossing.

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Rick Neilson
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), Jan. 19, 1880