The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), Sept. 25, 1883

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The prop. Prussia has arrived safely at Oswego.

The schooner Cecilia has been released from seizure.

The schr. Lily Hamilton, ore laden, is aground at the entrance to Hay Bay.

The schr. Oliver Mowat, with 306 tons of coke, has arrived for the Locomotive Works.

The Fanny Campbell is aground in the Reach near Thompson's Point, in the Bay of Quinte.

The ladies' maid of the Hero fell out of a skiff into the river at Belleville and received a thorough wetting.

Capt. Craig reports a three master ashore at the head of Amherst Island. She is bow on at S. Glenn's farm.

The schooner Seabird, from Deseronto, laden with bunch-wood, dragged her anchor and went ashore during the gale last night.

The schr. York State with 16,000 bushels of wheat foundered in last night's gale off Chicago. The Captain and six of the crew were lost.

The life saving crew are stripping what rigging remained from the schooner D.M. Foster, wrecked last November at Oswego. The fall gales will probably break up the hull.

The schooner Nellie P. Downey, Captain Bartley, arrived in Oswego on Saturday from Napanee with the first cargo of new Canadian barley. It was for Irwin & Sloan.

It is reported that Capt. Sweet, of Carthage, owners of the steamers Thorn and Maynard, will build another large steamer this winter to run on the St. Lawrence in connection with the Utica Road.

A sailor named McCarthy, on the schr. Nassau, painted on Saturday a fine picture of the M.T. Co.'s new tug, the D.G. Thompson. The work was performed in one hour and a half. The drawing of the craft is very accurate. It will be framed for sale.

The schr. M. O'Gorman, from Trenton, with wood, tied up last night at the Grove Inn wharf, owned by the Rathbun Company. During the gale the fore hawsers were broken, the vessel swinging around and striking against the wharf, having the stern knocked out and other damage done.

p.3 A Strange Story - sailor claimed to have been beaten on prop. Celtic.

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British Whig (Kingston, ON), Sept. 25, 1883