The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), July 12, 1880

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Marine News.

The str. Hiram A. Calvin pulled off the prop. Indian, ashore at Macdonald's Cove.

46 strs and barges passed through the Rideau Canal at the Kingston end during the months of May and June.

The D.M. Foster has been chartered to carry a cargo of white oak W.J. staves from Green Bay City to Kingston at $12 per 1000 pieces.

The barges Energy and Dalhousie which were in the Lachine basin at the time of the disaster, have arrived here and been hauled out for repairs.

The steam barge Glasgow and her tow of 4 barges are loading railroad iron at Ogdensburg for Milwaukee. They get $1.75 per gross, and will take over 2000 tons.

The steam barge Johnson lost a man named Ellis, of Clayton, overboard in the Beauharnois Canal on Sunday. He could not swim, and was drowned.

Passed Through the Canal on Saturday: sch. Florida of Quebec, Detroit, Collinsby, timber; barge Corisande, Chicago, Kingston, corn; steam barge Lothair, Chicago, Kingston, corn.

Marine Accidents - On Saturday the barge Fortune in tow of the prop Zealand ran into the sch. Pride of America, which was elevating at the K. & M. Forwarding Co.'s dock, and carried away her bowsprit. The tug Active, on the previous evening, towed a barge into the shipyard. The latter struck the Jessie McDonald, breaking her jibboom.

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British Whig (Kingston, ON), July 12, 1880