The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), Nov. 28, 1884

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p.2 Died - In Kingston, Nov. 28th, John Cockburn, Shipwright, aged 87 years, native of South Shields, County of Durham, England.

The funeral will leave the residence of his son, William Cockburn, corner of Ontario and Queen Sts., on Sunday at 2 o'clock p.m. Friends and acquaintances are respectively invited to attend.

Marine News.

The season closes on Sunday. Insurances run out then.

The schr. Clara White is loading barley at Bath for Oswego.

The schr. H. Dudley cleared for Oswego today with a cargo of barley.

The steam barge Nile and barge Bedford cleared, light, for Deseronto today.

The schr. Emma, from Oswego, has arrived at Swift's with forty barrels of water lime.

The steam yacht Mystic, which has been on the Empire drydock for repairs, was launched yesterday and proceeded to Clayton.

The tug Glide arrived today with three barges from Valleyfield. This ends the business of the M.T. Co. on the water for the season.

The schr. William Elgin and two other vessels were stuck in the ice at Trenton yesterday. But they got through and are now at Oswego.

p.3 Incidents Of the Day - Work on the str. Ida is progressing rapidly. She will be ready for the water in two weeks. Her speed will be very much increased.

The str. Rothesay has been seized at the instance of Capt. Estes, who wants his wages, and the Prince Arthur will be seized at the instance of engineer Finnegan, who also wants his wages. Both boats are at Gananoque.

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British Whig (Kingston, ON), Nov. 28, 1884