The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), Aug. 6, 1880

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p.3 A Veteran's Visit - Capt. Ward, of Sacketts Harbour, pays visit to Kingston, 103 years old; mentions vessels built at Sacketts Harbor - Arcadia, Phoenix, Monroe, Dolphin, and Wallsworth.

Wind Wafts - The Oswego Sailor's Union talk of raising the rate of wages to $2 a day.

Marine News.

The sch. Jessie has been sold by Mr. McCallum, of St. Catharines, to St. Clair parties for $4000.

The sch. Canada, from Toledo, and the Batavia, from St. Clair, arrived at Garden Island last evening. They were loaded with oak timber.

The captain of the O.S. Storrs reports that when coming out of Oswego harbour he was run into by the str. Magnet and his jibboom carried away.

The J.R. Bentley arrived here with a large cargo, if the report inward can be taken as a guide. She had 35,000 bushels. This is the largest cargo received here in some time.

Departures For Montreal in tow of tug Glide: barge Cayuga, 600 tons coal; Oswego, 600 do.; Wheatbin, 21,000 bush wheat; Dauntless, 13,000 do.; Waterloo 11,750 do.; Jean Bart 10,300 do.

In consequence of the str. Corinthian being disabled, for the present the steamer Magnet has been put on the Through Line from Montreal to Hamilton, and the steamer Norseman will take the Magnet's place on the route to Oswego and Charlotte.

The str. Corinthian on her way from Toronto to Montreal, when near Darlington, broke her piston and was obliged to run into Whitby harbour. She is now waiting instructions from Montreal, and it will probably be some days before she will be able to resume her usual trips. About 100 passengers were on board at the time of the accident.

The arrivals today and last evening were: Lyman Casey, Toledo, 19,466 bush wheat; Active, Oswego, 2 coal barges, 1200 tons; Glide, Montreal, seven light barges; Kate Eccles, Port Dalhousie, 8689 bush corn; Jessie Macdonald, Oswego, 152 tons coal; Erie Queen, Toledo, 14,000 bush wheat; Queen of the Lakes, Toledo, 15,300 bush wheat; Geo. Suffel, Fairhaven, 125 tons coal; Mary Annette, Toledo 14,000 bush wheat; Trader, Sodus, cargo apples; Dauntless, Toledo, 9600 bush wheat; Eliza Allen, do 8119 do.; S. & J. Collier, Toronto, 10,300 bush corn; Pilot, Fairhaven, 125 tons coal; J. Bently, Port Dalhousie, 32,045 bush corn; prop Ocean lightened 4400 bush wheat.

Yacht Sale - Mr. Henry Cunningham returned to Kingston last night from Toronto, at which place he sold the yacht Mystery for $150.

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Rick Neilson
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), Aug. 6, 1880