The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Weekly British Whig (Kingston, ON), Aug. 6, 1885

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(pages 3, 4, 5 & 6 missing)

p.1 Deseronto Briefs - Notwithstanding the wind the str. Resolute left Oswego at 9 o'clock on Monday night and reached this port at 2 o'clock on Tuesday morning. Capt. Gowan says the steamer was knocked about considerably, being light.



(Tuesday's daily)

The gale of last night was the most severe for years along the Bay of Quinte.

The steamer Armenia fouled on an old pier at Stella this morning and was detained for a half hour.

The scow Sovereign, with wood for Kingston, dragged her anchor at Adolphustown and is now ashore.

The steamer Rideau Belle, on leaving Westport yesterday, struck a log which projected from a wharf, and bent her shaft. She is at Power's ship yard being repaired.

The sloop Empress was put under the hammer at Belleville on Saturday. The highest bid was $800, but her owner fixed an upset price of $1,000 and the offer was refused.

The schooner Jamaica, of Oswego, bound for Chicago, coal laden, became unmanageable on Sunday night and went ashore off Glencove. The life saving crew were not notified until yesterday. All this time the crew remained lashed to the rigging and were almost lifeless.

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Rick Neilson
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Weekly British Whig (Kingston, ON), Aug. 6, 1885