The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), Sept. 14, 1880

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p.2 Almost An Accident - Southern Belle disabled off Port Credit.

ad - Change of Time - for R. & O. Nav. Co., with schedule; Corsican, Capt. Sinclair; Spartan, Capt. Bailey; Corinthian, Capt. Ada; Passport, Capt. Irvins; Algerian, Capt. Trowell.


Marine Notes.

The mail boats will call only on the North Shore going down the river.

The sch. New Dominion left for Cleveland with 203 tons of iron ore.

The sch. Mary Foster is loading 5,500 bush barley at Wolfe Island for Oswego.

The 2nd mate of the sch. Jas. Norris was drowned last evening at Port Dalhousie.

The Flower City is the only sidewheel steamer flying the American flag on L.O.-Several props came in and discharged part of their cargoes and proceeded to Montreal.

Passing steamers at Swifts: Magnet from Charlotte; Corsican from Hamilton; D.C. West from Westport.

The Bloodhound made remarkably fast time from Toronto to Cobourg on Sunday. 6 hours is a good score.

The yacht Gracie collided with the sch. Peerless at Ferry Point near Belleville and lost her topmast.

The rates from Detroit on wheat is 5 3/4 cents. Toledo does not quote any figures as no charters are being made.

The ferry boat Zealand, which ran down the yacht Maraie, of Detroit, last July, was sold today for $17,000 to satisfy a coal bill.

The steam barge Indian ran aground at Trenton on Saturday. She had to be lightened of 20,000 feet of lumber before she was got off.

The Emma will participate in the Bay of Quinte regatta on the 24th inst. We have no fears but that she will take a good position.

The sch. American made the round trip from Chicago to Kingston in 23 days and suffered 2 days detention out of this.

The str. Magnet of the Royal Mail Line made her last trip to Charlotte yesterday. She has laid up here. The season has been very short, but a thriving business has been done.

A deck hand named William O'Leary, of the steambarge Lincoln, fell into lock 17, Welland Canal, and the suction from the prop. wheel threw him under the wheel, tearing his clothing off and killing him.

The sch. Richardson left here last evening at 8 o'clock with 9,000 bushels of barley for Oswego. A telegram received stated that she had been unloaded at 7 o'clock this morning. Hows that for time?

The sch. M.C. Upper, from Toledo to Kingston with oak timber, sank in the canal level, one mile above Port Dalhousie, yesterday. She is commanded by Capt. McQuillan, and owned by L. McCallum, of Dunnville.

Passed Through the Welland Canal for Kingston: schrs. Brooklyn, Chicago, corn; B. Barwick, Toledo, timber; Canada, Toledo, timber; Antelope, Courtright, timber; J. Scarth, Toledo, wheat; Wawanosh, Toledo, timber; Denmark, Toledo, timber; Nellie Wilder, Chicago, corn; Florida of Quebec, Toledo, corn; Grantham, Toledo, corn; barges Lisgar, Chicago, wheat; Gibralter, Chicago, corn; steambarge Lincoln, Chicago, corn.

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British Whig (Kingston, ON), Sept. 14, 1880