The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), Sept. 11, 1880

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p.2 Ottawa - Application will be made at the next session for an act to incorporate the St. Lawrence Wrecking & Salvage Co. of Canada.


Marine Notes.

The Forest Queen is loading 250 tons of iron ore for Charlotte.

The steam barge Carlyle and barges have left for Ottawa with coal.

The sch. Bangalore loads 450 tons bulk salt for Chicago at 90 cents per ton.

The freights are falling from Toledo to Kingston. 6 cents is offered on corn.

The sch. Morwood arrived yesterday with ? tons of Briar coal from Cleveland.

The barges Virginia and America have been hauled out at the Marine Railway for repairs.

The lake was in delightful condition today for sailing. There was a fresh breeze from the east.

The sch. White Oak was launched this morning. She is now one of the staunchest craft on the lake.

The sch. A.G. Ryan has taken 6000 bushels of barley to Oswego. The Alice Mary is loading 1000 bushels of peas for Wolfe Island.

Passing Steamers at Swifts: Corsican for Montreal; Corinthian from Hamilton; Armenia from Ogdensburg; D.C. West from Westport.

The B.W. Folger came over from Oswego with a full cargo of merchandise in 6 hours. She left a very large fleet of boats windbound.

M.T. Co. - The arrivals this morning were: Sam Cook, Toledo, 22,141 bushels corn; New Dominion, Detroit, 14,300 bush wheat; Erie Belle, Chicago, 18,643 bush corn.

The sch. Swan came down from Belleville the other evening in 6 hours. This is remarkable time, when it is considered that there were only 2 buckets on the wheel.

K. & M. Co. - Arrivals: sch. Bangalore, Chicago, 25,000 bush wheat; Gleniffer, Chicago, 19,800 bush wheat; Laura, Toledo, 21,000 bush corn; Jane McLeod, Port Dalhousie, 15,000 bush corn.

The sch. Isabella was dismasted about daylight near Charlotte yesterday. She rolled ashore and sank, a quarter of a mile west of the piers in 10' water. The cargo is iron ore from Whitby to Sodus. Vessel and cargo are a total loss. The crew was taken off.

The tug Bronson this morning succeeded in pulling off the barge Energy, ashore near Edwardsburg. The Chieftain endeavoured to get the barge off, but did not succeed. This is quite a feather in the cap of the tug owner.

The Oriental, Toledo, Oliver Mowat, Detroit, iron; E.H. Rutherford, Toledo, light; passed Port Colborne yesterday bound up from Kingston. The Rising Star, Chicago, corn; West Side, Chicago, corn; Prussia, Port Stanley, wheat, passed down for this port.

Immunity from Loss - The sch. Guelph on her way from Toledo to Kingston met with stormy weather and wet 200 bushels, as we reported at the time. This amount the consignees wished to deduct, but the captain demanded a survey, which was made. Captains Wm. Lewis and Lewis Middleton declared the Guelph to be seaworthy and staunch, and gave stress of weather as the cause of damage. The owners of the Guelph were therefore released from all liability. The Mail applauds this decision.

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British Whig (Kingston, ON), Sept. 11, 1880