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British Whig (Kingston, ON), July 13, 1880

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p.2 Goderich - Shooting Affray on a Vessel - between first and second mates on sch. Midland Rover.


Marine News.

There were no arrivals this morning from the west.

The sch Gearing finished her repairs today and left.

The sch. B.W. Folger is having some repairs made to her at the Marine Railway.

Dr. Curtis is now placing a firm mast in the Oldrieve. It will now stand a good blow.

The str. Bohemian, sunk in the channel at Montreal, was raised on Sunday and towed to the dry dock for repairs.

The Round Island Park Association has bought the steamyacht Farrington, which will make hourly trips to various points of interest along the river.

The yacht Escape, from Toronto, with a party of four, and the Gorilla, of Cobourg, with 6 on board, arrived here last evening. They left this morning for the Thousand Isles.

Passed Through the Canal Yesterday: schrs. Singapore, Toledo, Kingston, corn; E.H. Rutherford, Toledo, Kingston, corn; Maize, Toledo, Kingston, wheat; Elgin, Toledo, Kingston, corn.

The sch. Grantham was sold at St. Catharines on Friday, under a mortgage fore-closure for $6,500. The purchaser was Mr. Rennie, of Toronto, who held a 2nd mortgage of $4000 on the vessel.

The prop. Lake Ontario went ashore in a fog yesterday morning at the north end of the piers at Burlington canal. She was loaded with railroad iron, and was got off uninjured after being lightened.

The sch. Nellie Hunter and prop California collided this morning in the canal between Allanburg and Port Colborne, taking the jibboom out of the Hunter and damaging the propellors bulwarks considerably.

The tug Active arrived yesterday at Oswego with the first ashes from Canada, having towed over the canal boats Frank Penfield, Charles Smith and Jake Stroup.

The ash business will be of some importance this season.

Called at Swift's - str. Corinthian from Hamilton; Magnet from Rochester. The tug Hiram Easton with barge Ironside, with 346 tons iron ore, have arrived. The ore is being loaded into the sch. Queen of the Lakes.

The str. City of St. Catharines was struck by the American barge, George A. Morse, in Lake Huron yesterday morning, and went to the bottom in less than 15 minutes. The passengers and crew, numbering about 50, were all saved and brought to Sarnia last night by tug Rush, which, fortunately, was near by at the time of the disaster.

A Thief Arrested - sailor on schooner at Pen. wharf arrested for stealing - details.

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British Whig (Kingston, ON), July 13, 1880