The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), Sept. 8, 1884

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p.2 Personal Column - Geo. Schofield, favorably known as captain on board the old steamers Admiral and Maple Leaf, plying on Lake Ontario, was so injured by a railway accident at Lyons, N.Y. on Saturday, that he died.

p.3 Incidents Of The Day - The officers of the steamer Hero claim to have been on their proper side when the str. Pierrepont attempted to cross her bow. Although a ferry steamer she is bound to observe the rule of the road the same as any bay, river or lake steamer.


The schr. Clara White is loading posts for Dexter, N.Y.

The schr. Pilot is on the ways at Power's shipyard, undergoing repairs.

Seven barges have arrived from Ottawa with 1,250,000 ft. of lumber. It is being transhipped for Oswego.

The schr. Higler, here a month ago, has been sunk in Lake Superior. The vessel was homeward bound. The craft was 18 years old.

The strs. Corsican, from Toronto; Passport, from Montreal; props. Persia, from Montreal; Dominion, from St. Catharines, called at Swift's.

The schr. Gearing, Oswego, 151 tons coal, is at Breck & Booth's; the schr. Oliver Mowat, Charlotte, has arrived with 525 tons of coal for P. Walsh.

M.T. Co.'s arrivals: schr. Delaware, Belleville, 8,767 bush. wheat; tug Active, Charlotte, three barges, 1,800 tons coal. Departures: tug Glide, Montreal, six barges, with 300,000 ft. deals, 200 tons railroad iron, 40,000 bush. grain and 1,200 tons coal.

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British Whig (Kingston, ON), Sept. 8, 1884