The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), Oct. 1, 1883

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Today's Marine News.

The prop. Norman, from Oswego, is in port with coal, flour and rice.

The tug D.G. Thompson and barges have cleared for Charlotte for coal.

The schr. Jamaica, Chicago, 19,000 bush. corn, and schr. Westside, Chicago, 20,000 bush. corn, are in port.

The yacht Iolanthe is the first holder of the Barber & Leslie trophy. There were six yachts in the race.

The prop. Shickluna, from Milwaukee, and Acadia, from Chicago, have lightened and proceeded Eastward.

The rafts that went to pieces on Lake Erie are being collected and will be built again. Little timber will be lost.

Alfred Wilkinson, jr., of New York, was the only bidder for the New Orleans, lying at Sackett's Harbor. His bid was $427.50. The appraised value was only $200.

Capt. John Allen, of the schooner Ida Walker, was knocked overboard by the boom at Oswego on Friday night. His son jumped into the lake to save him and both were drowned. The Allens belong to Port Dover.

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British Whig (Kingston, ON), Oct. 1, 1883