The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), Oct. 7, 1880

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It is reported the sch. D.M. Foster is ashore at Oswego.

The sch. Annandale, Toledo, 12,958 bush of corn, arrived this morning.

The William Elgin is loading phosphate at the esplanade for Charlotte.

The mate of the prop Ocean died very suddenly on the way up to Chicago, last trip.

The sch. Leadville won the $25 vessel in the race from Oswego to Chicago. The run was a very quick one.

Swifts - Arrivals: Gaige, from Fishers Landing; Ruby, from Brockville; Corsican from Montreal; Corinthian, from Hamilton.

Enquiries are now being made regarding the sch. A.G. Ryan, owned by Capt. Ryan of this place. She has not been heard from for a number of days. She left Belleville with a load of ore for an American port.

The sch. Prussia has been erroneously credited with making the faster trip between Garden Island and Toledo instead of the Bavaria. The latter made the trip in less than 10 days, and the Prussia did it in 12 days.

The prop Armenia left here yesterday for Toronto. Near the Ducks her boiler tubes gave out. Information was brought to the city respecting the accident and the Chieftain was despatched to pick her up and bring her here.

The sch. H.B. Folger, from Napanee, with 8,000 bush of rye, is reported at the M.T.Co.'s wharf this morning. The tug Bronson left for Montreal with 5 barges and 90,000 bush of grain.

Mrs. Capt. McKee, of the sch. Richardson, made the fly for the sch. Olive Branch. If it could be secured and brought to the city the identity of the vessel might be established beyond a doubt. Mrs. McKee would know the fly.

Passed Through the Welland Canal for Kingston yesterday: schrs. Laura, Buckham, timber; Nevada, Chicago, wheat; T.B. Merritt, Chicago, corn; Lily Hamilton, Chicago, lumber; Josephine, Ashpond, lumber; Wave Crest, Colchester, wheat; O. Mowat, Detroit, wheat.

A Total Wreck: Information has been received about the Morning Star. She is a total wreck, and her cargo will be a complete loss. Mr. G. Richardson, one of the owners of the grain, left yesterday for the scene of the disaster.

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Rick Neilson
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), Oct. 7, 1880