The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), Nov. 5, 1886

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The schr. A. Falconer is on her way from Trenton to Oswego with lumber.

The schrs. O. Foster and Jennie McDonald are loading barley for Oswego.

The schr. O. Mowat has arrived from Sandusky with 516 tons of soft coal.

The str. Alexandria makes her last trip from Montreal, westward, on Thanksgiving Day.

The str. City of Belleville, with schooners in tow for Kingston, is windbound at Brockville.

A letter from Capt. T. Donnelly, of the schr. Grantham, says that a very heavy gale prevailed on Lake Erie on Wednesday.

Today 80,000 feet of lumber, and 100,000 shingles arrived from Bolton Creek, Wilbur, Sharbot Lake and Calabogie for Mr. McRossie.

The str. D.D. Calvin while backing out from the K. & P.R.R. dock with a cargo of iron ore for Cleveland touched on the tower shoal, but succeeded in getting off.

The following steamers are windbound: props. Shickluna, Acadia, Alma Munro, Clinton and her tow; barges Grimsby and Armenia. They are bound for the west.

Arrivals - schrs. Erie Belle and M.A. Breck, light, Ogdensburg.

Cleared - prop. Reliance, Oswego, 188,253 feet lumber; schr. Dudley, Oswego, 16,118 bush. barley; schr. Laura, Oswego, light; sloop Moravia, Morristown, 81,000 feet lumber.

The heavy sea rolling for the past two days has damaged the sunken propeller Myles by knocking off her light works and also ripping up her promenade deck. About 6,000 bushels of wheat were pumped out last night and put in the scow Lorraine. The work could not be proceeded with today owing to the gale.

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Rick Neilson
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), Nov. 5, 1886