The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), Nov. 19, 1886

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p.1 Wreckage In The Storm - Kewaunee, Wis., Nov. 19th - Most of the bodies from the barges Dickinson and Emerald, wrecked yesterday, have been recovered. Among them were Capt. Alex. Garham, of New Baltimore, Mich.; Louis and Mike Pantak, of Pittsburg, Wis.; and Miss Aggie Clark, cook, who resides near Milwaukee, all of the Emerald; also the bodies of Mary Burns, cook, of Toledo; Jerry J. Eru and a man who is only known by the name of Arthur, all of the Dickinson. The survivors are: Capt. Thos. Robinson, mate; Louis Todd, Henry Demare and Jas. McDonald, who were on the Dickinson, and William Cowdry, of Toledo, mate of the Emerald.

p.8 Could Not Reach Here - Maud left Cape Vincent but went to Gananoque.


The steamers and propellers have about concluded their season's work.

The schr. Sea Foam left here this morning with 48,000 feet of lumber for Sackett's Harbor.

The prop. Canada arriving here yesterday discharged 6,315 bush. wheat from Duluth and proceeded to Montreal.

The heavy waves, rolling yesterday and today, have done considerable damage to the upper works of the sunken prop. Myles. Owing to the storm pumping cannot be prosecuted.

Capt. Parsons has gone to Oswego with 15,884 bush. barley in the schr. Herbert Dudley. Capt. Parsons is a daring navigator and has the record of being the last captain to cross the water every season between here and Oswego.

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British Whig (Kingston, ON), Nov. 19, 1886