The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), Nov. 15, 1886

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The schr. W. Elgin is loading 12,000 bushels of barley at Gananoque for Oswego.

The schr. A. Falconer has been chartered to load barley at Trenton for Chicago.

The schr. O. Mowat cleared yesterday for Napanee, there to load barley for Oswego.

The steam barge Nile and two barges, laden with lumber, arrived from Deseronto. The Nile and one barge went to Gananoque, and the other barge is at Portsmouth.

The prop. Nipegon (sic - Nipigon ?), while towing the schr. Pride of America to Charlotte yesterday got the line in her wheel and drifted ashore near Simcoe Island.

The steambarge Belle Wilson is ashore on Ford's shoals, near Oswego port. She left Trenton on Friday with barley. She broke her rudder and drifted about the lake until Saturday. The crew were saved, and it is thought she will be got off.

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Rick Neilson
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), Nov. 15, 1886