The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), Dec. 1, 1884

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p.1 Incidents Of The Day - The schr. B.W. Folger is at Collinsby loading barley for Cape Vincent; the Clara White is at Mill Haven loading barley for Cape Vincent; the Lorraine is at Wolfe Island loading barley for Cape Vincent.

p.3 Late Local News - One of the elevators of the M.T. Co. was found to be sinking yesterday afternoon. A pontoon had been removed, allowing the elevator to settle down on one side, in which the caulking was not good. Capt. Gaskin and some men, assembled for a funeral, were hurried off to the relief of the elevator.

Marine News.

The schr. Oliver Mowat arrived today with 200 tons of coal for Crawford.

The schrs. Singapore, H. Dudley, O. Mowat and White Oak arrived from Oswego this morning.

Nearly all the K. & M. Forwarding Company's barges have arrived and will be wintered and repaired at Portsmouth.

The schrs. Hyderabad, Bangalore, Watertown, Fellowcraft and Annie Foster have been laid up at Portsmouth.

The steamer Hastings has reached Oswego with the schr. Hannah Butler, which was ashore at Cobourg.

Capt. Donnelly says that the schr. Julia, ashore a short distance from Consecon, is surrounded by ice. The Hastings broke her way through, but when she got near the schooner, Mr. Swan, the agent of the Continental Insurance Company, in which she was insured, decided to leave her where she was until the spring.

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Rick Neilson
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), Dec. 1, 1884