The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), Nov. 24, 1883

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The schr. Sir C.T. Von Straubenzie is ashore at Point Prophey, Lake Superior, with her rudder gone.

McRossie's raft, which was stuck in the canal, has reached Kingston all right, and the lumberman breathes easier in consequence.

The tug Active and consorts have safely delivered the steamship Alberta in Port Dalhousie. The Algoma was expected there yesterday.

The steam barge Belle Wilson is loading rye at Richardson's for Oswego. The Captain has done some good work this week, having already discharged three cargoes in Oswego.

Enquiries are made for the schooner Sligo, laden with building stone and bound for Chicago from Vert Island, Lake Superior, which place she left Nov. 7th. Nothing since has been heard of the Sligo. Graham & Co., of St. Catharines are the owners. The vessel carries a crew of nine men.

On Monday night a Thorold citizen walked out to see the Athabasca at Lock 21. He walked on and on till he found himself in the canal at the head gate of the lock, from which he was rescued. He did not wait to see the noble vessel; he was content with what he saw at the bottom of the canal.

Two brothers named O'Hagan and a half brother named Savage, captains of vessels, have had hard luck during the past few years. They have been in eight vessels that have gone down or been wrecked. The following are some of the crafts they were in: Schrs. William John, Hall, Ontario, Dominion, Burlington, Enterprise and Florence Howard.

p.3 Shot A Seal - at Howe Island.

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British Whig (Kingston, ON), Nov. 24, 1883