The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), Sept. 28, 1880

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Marine Notes.

The sch. M. Fillmore did not have any of her cargo of grain damaged in consequence of having run on the harbour shoal.

The sch. Mary Battle is loading at Gunn's wharf, 300 tons of salt in sacks for Chicago.

The sloop Ferry, from Chaumont, arrived this morning with 202 boxes of cheese for Montreal.

Arrivals at Swifts: steamers Passport from Hamilton; D.C. West from Westport; Alexandra from Trenton.

Mr. John Bell jr. of Belleville has purchased the yacht Bloodhound. Mr. Bell turned in the yacht Kathleen as part payment.

The tug Eleanor and barges have arrived from Ironside with 205 tons iron. The ore is being docked, as there are no vessels in which to load it.

The sch. Persia is engaged in the work of unloading the cargo of the Trenton, that was sunk last fall in the Presqu'Isle channel into the Bay of Quinte.

The prop Lincoln, from Detroit, with 17,000 bush wheat, and her consorts Lisgar 20,000 bush wheat and Gibraltar, 17,402 bush of wheat, arrived last evening.

Capt. Baker, of the revenue str. Manhattan, says the Oswego Palladium, has been appointed assistant inspector of life-saving stations on Lake Ontario, for which both his position and nautical experience render him specially fitted. The appointment is in addition to his duties as commander of the Manhattan.

The following vessels passed through the Welland Canal for Kingston: schrs. M.L. Breck, Chicago, corn; Oriental, Toledo, timber; Huron, Chicago, corn; Willie Keller, Toledo, wheat; L. Seaton, Toledo, wheat; Augusta, Detroit, wheat; H. Fitzhugh, Detroit, wheat; Grantham, Toledo, corn; J.C. Woodruff, Toledo, corn; H. Dudley, Detroit, wheat; Defiance, Toledo, wheat.

The prop Lake Erie, that ran ashore on Club Island on the 19th inst., arrived at Owen Sound this afternoon, after being 8 days ashore, during which time she weathered one of the most severe gales known on Georgian Bay. The Erie was relieved by the wrecking tugs McArthur and Mary Ann. The cargo is not damaged, and the vessel but slightly injured.

On Saturday night the gov't steamer R.B. Hayes, while near Amherstburg, collided with the sch. J.N. Carter, laden with grain for Kingston. The Carter was struck on her starboard side, smashing her cutwater and carrying away her bowsprit and jibboom. The steamer's bow was injured. The Carter ran into Detroit for repairs. She does not leak. The Hayes is responsible for the accident as it did not answer the whistle of the tug which had the schooner in tow.

Fish Bylaw - may be rescinded.

The Belleville Race - Emma vs Katie Grey.

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British Whig (Kingston, ON), Sept. 28, 1880