The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), Aug. 25, 1880

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p.2 ad - For Sale - Steam Barge Rover - in good order, price $700; A New Open Sail Boat 30' x 10', $200; A New Centre Board Skiff with sails, $30. R. Davis, Steamboat Builder, Wolfe Island.

p.3 The Portsmouth Outrage - Yesterday Thomas Nicholson, charged with being a participant in the outrage committed upon the cook of the schooner Jessie McDonald, at Portsmouth, some days ago, was brought before judge - details.

Rowing at Mill Point - race between two rowers.

Chalmer's Church Excursion - on str. Hastings down river - details.

Harbor Amusements - a long article on rowing matches in harbour - details.

Marine News.

There was a heavy storm on the lake last night.

M.T. Co. - The only arrival was the sch. Lady Hamilton with 19,644 bushels of wheat.

K. & M. Forwarding Co. - last consignment 6,405 bush corn per sch. C. Gearing from Toronto.

Passed Down the Welland Canal for Kingston: schrs. American, Chicago, corn; Craftsman, Chicago, corn; W.R. Taylor, Malden, Collinsby, timber.

Canadian vessels bought by American owners, and engaged in the coasting trade over there, are allowed to carry one sail on occasions, but they must not hoist a sail all the time.

St. Lawrence & Chicago Co. - arrived: schrs. Lewis Ross, Toledo, 16,000 bushels wheat; Undine, Toledo, 12,100 bushels wheat; Vienna, Toledo, 10,024 bush wheat; Hyderabad, Detroit, 20,000 bush wheat; St. Andrews, Toledo, 15,000 bush wheat; W. Jamieson, Toronto, 10,337 bush wheat.

A bottle was picked up on the lake shore near Port Dalhousie on Sunday containing the following note: "Aug 12 - yacht Phoenix capsized off Long Point. Boat smashed. We are struggling to hang to her side." The name appears to be 'James Burns.' The yacht was picked up by the sch. A. Muir, off Long Point, about the 11th, having been capsized with all sail set.

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British Whig (Kingston, ON), Aug. 25, 1880