The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), April 26, 1882

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The steambarge Indian, and consort Southampton, leave this evening for Charlotte, with ties and telegraph poles.

The tug McArthur, of the Collinsby Rafting Company, has gone to the rescue of the schr. Nellie Theresa, ashore at Sandy Creek. Capt. Donnelly is in charge.

This forenoon, while the inspection of the tug Metamora's boiler was being made, a cold water test, the crown sheet was injured. The tug will be delayed here in consequence.

H.B. Rathbun & Sons have built, at Deseronto, an extensive dock for location at Oswego. It is 450 feet long, 70 wide, and 12 feet deep. Two tugs are now engaged in taking it to Oswego.

The master of the schooner Vienna, which arrived in Oswego on Tuesday, says the night was one of the coldest he ever saw on the lakes. Ice formed on his vessel three inches thick.

The steamer J.F. Dayan, bought by Chicago parties, has been thoroughly rebuilt and handsomely painted at Oswego. She will be used for excursions and as a pleasure boat. The Dayan was bought by Morris Wood and C. Phillips for $3,500.

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British Whig (Kingston, ON), April 26, 1882