The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), July 16, 1887

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The barge Dalhousie is unloading coal at Eilbeck's dock.

The steam barge Nile and barges cleared for Cape Vincent with railroad ties.

The schr. Watertown cleared from Grindstone Island for Chicago last evening with stone.

The steamer Thompson and two barges cleared for Oswego to load coal for Montreal.

The tug Thompson and a barge, with 300 tons of coal screenings, arrived from Montreal yesterday.

The schr. A.L. Andrews has been chartered in Chicago for Kingston to carry 21,000 bush. wheat.

James Carney, one of the oldest and best known tugmen and engineers on the lakes, died in Oswego last Sunday.

The steamer Reindeer was here yesterday taking the place of the str. Hero, which has begun Friday excursions from Belleville.

The str. Rothesay, it is said, ran on a rock a short distance below Gananoque last evening. She released herself without damage.

On Thursday night Joseph Lapointe, a stoker on the steamer Persia, in going on board the vessel struck his head against the port hole, dislocated his neck, and died in a few minutes.

Arrivals: schr. White Oak, Oswego, 365 tons coal; schr. Clara White, Oswego, 113 tons coal; schr. Hanlan, Charlotte, 190 tons coal; schr. P. Bennett, Oswego, 180 tons coal; schr. Julia, Oswego, 205 tons coal; schr. C. Gearing, Oswego, 153 tons coal.

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Rick Neilson
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), July 16, 1887