The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), Nov. 29, 1880

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p.3 Mr. John Quinn, of Detroit, left the city this afternoon for Henderson Harbour to see the body of a man found drowned near that place. He thinks the description agrees with that of his brother who was lost off the Norway.

Marine Notes.

The sch. Anna M. Foster left for Oswego this morning with 5,700 bushels of barley.

The Bay of Quinte is clear of ice from Kingston to within 2 miles of Picton.

The owners of the sch. George Thurston have decided to lay her up here. She is now being stripped.

The sch. Herbert Dudley is at Toronto awaiting the breaking up of the ice. She will carry wheat to Prescott at 6 cents.

Capt. Macdonald, of the sch. Pride of America, is slowly recovering. He has suffered severely by his fall into the vessels hold.

The props Armenia and Cuba are windbound here. They have been detained since Saturday. They are now on their last trip westward.

The vessels coming into the harbour during the past week were so covered with ice that one would think they had been on a voyage to the Arctic regions.

The sch. Oliver Mowat reached Port Huron yesterday, having been detained in the ice at the Straits of Mackinaw for a considerable time. Anxiety was felt regarding her as some Kingstonians were aboard of her.

The strs. Empress of India and Alexandra are laid up at Picton. The steam barge Saxon is at the Stone Mills and wants to get to Picton to be hauled out. It is proposed to add 20' to her this winter.

The tug Hiram A. Calvin left the schrs. Huron and Flora Carveth at Timber Island on Saturday and ran back to Garden Island. The Chieftain went up to the vessels last night. Should the wind moderate the Carveth will reach Oswego this afternoon.

The Albatross, which is ashore at Wellington, has a case of ice around her sides 2' in thickness, and several tons clinging to her rigging. Her deck load of lumber was removed by the Chieftain, as well as some shingles from her hold. She has been abandoned for the winter.

The sch. Dundee, repaired, is now lying at the foot of Queen Street. She will winter here.

Resolution of Sympathy - The Chicago Sailors Union has passed a resolution of sympathy with the friends of those who constituted the crew of the sch. Norway and perished on the 7th. Mr. C.W. Crowley and other representatives of the Kingston Union were deputed to convey the resolution to the deceased's relatives. The memorial cards issued by the local association have been highly esteemed by all who have received them.

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British Whig (Kingston, ON), Nov. 29, 1880