The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), Oct. 4, 1880

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The schooner Great Western, of Port Hope, reported lost, arrived at Port Hope at 10 o'clock yesterday morning.

The steamer to ply between Kingston & Brockville is on the ways at Perth, and will be ready for business in the spring.

Passed Through the Welland Canal for Kingston: Jennie Matthews, Chicago, wheat; Mary Merritt, Port Huron, timber; B. Barwick, Toledo, timber; Prussia, Toledo, timber.

M.T. Co. - Arrivals: schooners Samaria, Milwaukee, 16,500 bush wheat; J.R. Benson, Chicago, 22,000 bushels corn; James Matthews, Chicago, 19,378 bush wheat; The tug Active, from Montreal, came in with 3 barges light, and left with 3 carrying 58,000 bush grain.

The schooner Richardson, with 8800 bush barley and the Julia with 7600 bush rye, have left for Oswego. The sch. Pilot, 2400 bush barley, Alice Mary 4000 bush barley, and Home 1,500 bush barley, departed for Cape Vincent. The sch. Herbert Dudley is loading 1500 bush barley at Gananoque for Oswego. The vessels are commissioned by Richardson & Son.

The Ducks Disaster - The sch. Ocean Wave is all right. She has been lying at MacDonald's Cove. The only vessel reported to have been lost and that is not yet been reported is the Olive Branch. Yesterday the tug Franklin made a trip up the lake, but could not go further than Simcoe Island. The captain of the sch. H.P. Murray saw the topmast and fly of the sunken schooner at the Ducks, a description of which corresponds with that of the Olive Branch.

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Rick Neilson
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), Oct. 4, 1880