The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), Oct. 13, 1883

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p.2 Damage To A Bridge - Last evening the schooner Garibaldi passed through the Cataraqui drawbridge. Her anchor, hanging over the side, caught three of the iron guys and tore them off. The end of the bridge fell, breaking one of the top beams, owing to the heavy strain. The bridge could not be closed until midnight...



The schr. B.W. Folger is at Belleville, coal laden.

The schr. Sam Cook has been raised and will be taken to Ogdensburg in a few days.

The schr. Midland Rover, discharging deals here, has been chartered to carry ore to Cleveland. Her cargo will be the last to leave here this season.

The cargo of the schooner Norway has been transferred to the schooner Denmark. The bottom of the Norway has been patched and she is now being raised.

The schrs. Paragon and Annie Falconer left here yesterday for Ogdensburg and Brockville, after waiting a day and a half for a tug. The Falconer brought old barley from Toronto.

The yachts Norah and Dauntless, of Belleville, have been stripped and will now be laid up. The Norah will go to Deseronto, where she will be hauled out and remain on the ways during the winter.

A prospectus has been issued in which appear the names of parties connected with the New York Central and Canada Central railways for a scheme to place passenger steamers to connect those roads with the system of railways in Canada, particularly the Ontario and Quebec Railway. The line will be from Niagara to Toronto and from Toronto to Brockville to connect with the Canadian Pacific at that point, and of course will take in the Thousand Islands. The new Company will form a strong competitor with the Richelieu & Ontario Company.

Here & There - A. Malone and H. Calvin went to rescue of tug John A. Macdonald, aground near Clayton, and got it off.

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Rick Neilson
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), Oct. 13, 1883