The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), Oct. 27, 1886

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The schr. Mary is loading 110,000 feet of lumber for Oswego.

The steambarge D.D. Calvin and consort are in the Welland Canal en route to Kingston with corn from Toledo.

The prop. A. Neff was lost off Edward Island, Lake Superior, during the heavy north-wester of Sunday. The crew escaped in the life boats.

Capt. Kerr, of the schr. Hartford, says the spars of the schr. Belle Mitchell were seen standing out of the water about twenty-two miles south west of Long Point, Lake Erie. The craft was well out in the lake.

The str. Vernon, which arrived at Port Arthur, reports seeing the schr. Pride of America in Prince's bay flying a flag of distress. All her braces were torn away and one mast was broken. The prop. Nepigon broke away from the schooner during the night and has not since been heard of.

Arrivals: schr. Clara White, Oswego, light.

Cleared: sloop Olive Branch, Cape Vincent, 14,575 feet lumber, 30,000 shingles; schr. E.B. Wood, Dexter, 65,000 feet lumber, 75,000 shingles; schr. Clara White, Oswego, 4,572 bush. barley.

Incidents Of The Day - The Niagara Navigation Company has ordered a new steamer for the Niagara and Toronto route, of steel, larger than the Chicora, guaranteed to run twenty miles an hour, and gorgeously finished and furnished. The plans were drawn in Scotland, where the plates will be rolled, and the engines built. The hull will be put together at Deseronto.

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Rick Neilson
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), Oct. 27, 1886