The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), Aug. 16, 1880

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Marine News.

The sch. Herbert Dudley takes a cargo of phosphate to Cleveland at 75 cents per ton.

The sch. Augusta, Toledo 22,000 bush wheat; E.P. Dorr, Chicago, 13,891 bush wheat, came in yesterday.

The sch. Paragon, formerly owned by Messrs. H.B. Rathbun & Son, has been sold to Messrs. Campbell and Douherty of Cobourg.

The Victoria Park Company, Toronto, has purchased the str. Queen Victoria to ply between the city and the park. She was built to run between Ottawa and Montreal, and is a well appointed vessel, capable of carrying comfortably 1000 people.

Arrivals at Swifts: Spartan from Montreal; Algerian from Montreal; Corsican from Hamilton; Armenia from Ogdensburg; Cuba from Toronto; Persia from Montreal; steam yacht Angelique from Alexandria Bay; tug Hiram Easton and barges 379 tons iron ore.

Down to Kingston: sch. Hercules, Toledo, wheat; S. Neelon, Chicago wheat; Victor, do., wheat; Cataract, do., wheat; Pride of America, do., wheat; Albacore, do., wheat; Hartford, do., wheat; Mary, of Port Stanley, Toledo, wheat; D.J. Preston, Toledo, wheat.

The Richelieu Company's str. from Toronto, the Algerian was compelled to anchor at the foot of the Lachine Rapids on Friday evening, owing to the dense fog which prevailed. The officers of the steamer provided comfortable quarters for the 300 passengers.

Arrivals for the M.T. Co.: schrs. Kate Eccles, Port Dalhousie 7970 bush wheat; Dundee, Toronto, 16,117 bush corn; James Wade, Chicago, 17,400 bush wheat; tug Active, Montreal, 5 barges. The departures are - Barges Colborne, 21,800 bush corn; Duluth, 17,000 bush wheat, 40 tons phosphate; Wheat Bin, 20,000 bush wheat; Cleveland 15,000 bush wheat; 30,000 feet deals; Dauntless 13,500 bush wheat.

Capt. Sherwood's Death - prostrated with grief over death of wife, given wrong medicine and dies; about 33 years of age; captain of Norseman for last three years, prior to which he had been three years captain and four years purser on Royal Mail Line - details of life.

Outrage at Portsmouth - 4 men board sch. Jessie Macdonald (at Portsmouth with load of coal consigned to St. Lawrence & Chicago Forwarding Co.) and criminally assault female cook, details of outrage.

Appealed - The captain and mate of the sch. Senator Blood have appealed against the decision of M.P. Guess, who fined them for assaulting members of the Sailor's Union. The case will thus come before the County Judge. The schr. has cleared for Oswego. In regard to the action against the captain, for the alleged larceny of a dog from St. Catharines, he was to have stood his trial on Saturday, but he telegraphed to a friend to settle the case.

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British Whig (Kingston, ON), Aug. 16, 1880